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U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts raises her hand during a memorial service for George Floyd at North Central University, on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Minneapolis. Hollywood celebrities, musicians and political leaders gathered in front of the golden casket of George Floyd whose death at the hands of police sparked global protests. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts raises her hand during a memorial service for George Floyd at North Central University, on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Minneapolis. Hollywood celebrities, musicians and political leaders gathered in front of the golden casket of George Floyd whose death at the hands of police sparked global protests. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Here's the Radio Boston rundown for Aug. 20. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • With former Vice President Joe Biden preparing for the biggest speech of his life and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren joining Democrats in rallying around him, we discuss what this year's Democratic National Convention means for New England with Rep. Ayanna Pressley and former Gov. Deval Patrick.
  • A new report from conservation group The Trustees of Reservations sounds the alarm on how climate change is affecting Massachusetts's North Shore, from increased tidal flooding to beach erosion. WBUR environmental editor Barbara Moran helps us unpack the report's findings.
  • The chaos of this summer has been reflected in our music, where the number one Billboard slot has felt like a rotating door of hits. We talk about finding great songs in a chaotic summer with Tim Riley and Prince Charles Alexander.

This program aired on August 20, 2020.

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