Bob Oakes has been WBUR’s Morning Edition anchor since 1992. He is one of the most well-known and respected news people in New England, with a 20-year career in radio broadcasting, including ten years with Boston’s all-news commercial radio station WEEI and coverage of national issues for the CBS Radio Network.
BOSTON — Dr. Tyler Page, the lead administrator at the new TEC Connections Academy based in East Walpole, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition.
BOSTON — Filmmaker, Rory Kennedy – the youngest of late Senator Robert Kennedy’s children – joined Morning Edition to speak about her lifelong interest in the Vietnam War. She tells us why she pursued this story on the chaos of the final twenty-four hours of the U.S. withdrawal from Saigon and snap decisions about who stayed and who got out.
BOSTON — Scotland is voting whether to go independent from the United Kingdom. In Jamaica Plain, in The Haven, which bills itself as the only Scottish restaurant in Boston, an informal ballot box for patrons is stuffed.
BOSTON — WBUR political analysts Republican Todd Domke and Democrat Dan Payne join Morning Edition to delve into the details of the gubernatorial race.
BOSTON — John Ribeiro, chair of the Repeal the Casino Deal, the group at the forefront of the anti-casino fight discusses his group’s initiatives as it gets closer to referendum day.
BOSTON — Politico congressional reporter Burgess Everett joins WBUR’s Morning Edition to discusses the contentious race between the GOP’s Scott Brown and Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen.
BOSTON — Twenty years ago, hundreds of volunteers met at Boston Common to pledge their commitment to get things done for America.
BOSTON — The fifth Boston Local Food Festival gets underway Sunday on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, showcasing farmers, food trucks, cooking demonstrations and more.
BOSTON — A new study finds that women who have children face an average 4 percent pay cut per child, while men often make more money.
BOSTON — WBUR’s Bob Oakes speaks with Democratic candidate Martha Coakley about what’s next after she won her party’s primary Tuesday night.
BOSTON — Documentary filmmakers Shelia Canavan and Michael Chandler say when they arrived in Washington to begin filming in 2012, they were struck by the demeanor of Rep. Frank, who was then in his final term.
The new exhibit set to debut in Springfield puts masterpieces by the likes of Picasso and Matisse alongside “ingenious fakes that confounded the experts.”
BOSTON — Tom Workman says more needs to be done to make sure people’s rights aren’t being violated.
BOSTON — The new book “Rose Kennedy: The Life And Times Of A Political Matriarch,” out July 15, uses newly released documents and letters to tell the story of the Kennedy matriarch.
BOSTON — State lawmakers are looking to hold hearings as early as next Wednesday to try to get to the bottom of what happened at the state’s drug lab.