BPR Full Show: Three men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery


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Today on Boston Public Radio:

Art Caplan begins the show by updating listeners on the latest in the pandemic, including why cases are on the rise in some parts of the country and how to have a safe Thanksgiving. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the division of medical ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City.

Then, we ask listeners their safety plans going into Thanksgiving as cases rise.

Ali Noorani shares his thoughts on President Joe Biden’s immigration policy, and updates listeners on the status of the evacuation from Afghanistan. Noorani is the president and chief executive officer of the National Immigration Forum. His forthcoming book is “Crossing Borders: The Reconciliation of a Nation of Immigrants.”

Corby Kummer talks about how climate change could make food less nutritious and how New Mexican chiles made it to space. Kummer is the executive director of the food and society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Jared Bowen previews the latest in Boston’s arts scene, including the play “The Last Five Years” and what’s new at the Cape Ann Museum. Bowen is GBH’s executive arts editor and the host of Open Studio.

Sy Montgomery explains how turkeys went from being almost extinct to a common Thanksgiving favorite, and her favorite personality traits of whales. Montgomery is a journalist, naturalist and a BPR contributor.

We end the show by broadcasting the news that the three men on trial in Georgia were found guilty of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, and heard listener reactions to the verdict.

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