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Today on Boston Public Radio:
Mayor Michelle Wu takes questions from listeners on topics including the state of Boston’s public schools, the latest at Mass. and Cass and failures that led to former Boston Police Union President Patrick Rose remaining on patrol after reports of child sexual assault. Wu is Mayor of Boston.
Trenni Kusnierek discusses the most recent Celtics win, the murder of elite cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson and controversy over Qatar hosting the World Cup due to its anti-LGBTQ policies. Kusnierek is a reporter and anchor for NBC Sports Boston, and a weekly Boston Public Radio contributor.
Then, we ask listeners their thoughts on the Celtics’ playoffs run.
Melissa Etheridge previews her upcoming concerts, and recalls her three months at Berklee College of Music and her experience coming out as lesbian. Etheridge is a multiple Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and activist. She’s coming to town to perform at the City Winery on June 5, 6, 8 and 9.
Mark Esper talks about his recent book, insights from his time working in the Trump Administration and whether he thinks Former President Donald Trump could find success running in 2024. Esper is the former Secretary of Defense under President Donald Trump. His new memoir is “A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times.”
John King updates listeners on the state of national politics, including the recent slew of Republican primaries, and concerns over Pennsylvania Democratic Senate nominee John Fetterman’s health following a stroke. King is CNN's chief national correspondent and anchor of "Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays and Sunday mornings at 8 a.m.
We end the show by asking listeners whether they’re ready to return to concerts this summer.