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Week In Review: The Debt Ceiling Deal24:29
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An old municipal building in Central Falls, R.I., is for sale on Tuesday as the town files for bankruptcy. (AP)
An old municipal building in Central Falls, R.I., is for sale on Tuesday as the town files for bankruptcy. (AP)

Just days after passing the debt deal, Congress receives the highest disapproval rating on record. Central Falls, R.I. - "A City With A Bright Future" - files for bankruptcy.

And MBTA chief Richard Davey is named Gov. Deval Patrick's fourth Secretary of Transportation.

Radio Boston takes on the week's news.

Guests:

  • Joan Vennochi, columnist, Boston Globe
  • Froma Harrop, nationally syndicated columnist; editorial board member, Providence Journal

This program aired on August 5, 2011.

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