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Smart Traffic Lights, Assault Weapons And Backpage Trafficking Documentary50:10

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This hour, host Meghna Chakrabarti gets a preview of tonight's State of the State address with WBUR reporter Steve Brown. We also talk to Northeastern professor Peter Furth about Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's plan to bring "cutting-edge" traffic lights to Boston's busiest streets. And, WBUR legal analyst Nancy Gertner explains the challenge to the Massachusetts ban on assault weapons. Finally, we talk to Mary Mazzio, a former lawyer, turned film director about her documentary about sex trafficking, "I Am Jane Doe." We also speak to a mother of one of the Jane Doe victims.

This program aired on January 24, 2017.

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