Hurricane Sandy is slowly intensifying in Massachusetts. Winds and rain are expected to peak Monday afternoon and evening. While much of Massachusetts waits, Sandy has already lashed much of the Eastern Seaboard. Some 60 million people live in the Hurricane's path.
We offer a full hour of special coverage with the following guests:
- Mark Rosenthal, meteorologist
- Catherine Welch, news director for Rhode Island Public Radio
- John Dankosky, news director for the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network, and host of "Where We Live"
- Josh Rogers, senior reporter for New Hampshire Public Radio
- Mitch Wertlieb, host of "Morning Edition" on Vermont Public Radio
- Peter Judge, Public Information Officer for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
- Charlotte McCormack, spokesperson for National Grid
- Rene Fielding, director of the City of Boston's Mayor's Office of Emergency Management
- Jim Bender, president and CEO of Ping-4-Alerts based in Nashua, N.H.
- Nancy Dwight, former executive director of the National Republican Congressional Committee and current chair of Dwight Partners
- Susan Tracy, former Democratic state representative and current chair of The Strategy Group
- Michael Tougias, historian and author of "Ten Hours Until Dawn" and "Overboard: A True Blue-water Odyssey of Disaster and Survival"
We also hear from the WBUR reporters from across the state:
- Steve Brown from the New Bedford coast
- Rachel Gotbaum from Dennis on Cape Cod
- Karen Given from Scituate
- Deborah Becker from the Blue Hills/Lynn coast
This segment aired on October 29, 2012.