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 — The Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, joins us from Ferguson, Missouri.
BOSTON — We interview the governor-elect as he continues to staff his upcoming administration.
BOSTON — Congressman Joesph Kennedy III, a Democrat who represents Massachusetts’ 4th district, spoke with WBUR.
BOSTON — For an update on how the New England Patriots season is going, ESPNBoston.com’s Mike Reiss joined WBUR’s Morning Edition.
BOSTON — WBUR’s political analysts Republican Todd Domke and Democrat Dan Payne discuss results in the Massachusetts governor’s race.
BOSTON — Stephen Crosby, chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, reacts to voters overwhelmingly rejecting a ballot question to stop the casino licensing process in the state.
BOSTON — WBUR’s political team — Democrat Dan Payne and Republican Todd Domke — joined Bob Oakes on Morning Edition to look back on the gubernatorial campaign and to look ahead to election day.
BOSTON — Victoria Reggie Kennedy, the widow of Ted Kennedy, speaks about her family’s relationship with Menino.
BOSTON — There’s perhaps no other neighborhood that best represents Mayor Thomas Menino’s vision as the “Urban Mechanic” than Roxbury’s Dudley Square.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, the man who succeeded former Mayor Thomas Menino, remembers the late mayor and reflects on his political legacy.
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.