This is the rundown for Radio Boston for June 23. Tiziana Dearing is our host.
- State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz has announced she's ending her bid for governor and devoting her attention to supporting down-ballot candidates. Plus, the Supreme Court's ruling in a major gun rights case could affect gun laws here in Massachusetts. WBUR senior political reporter Anthony Brooks breaks down both developments.
- The Nativity School in Worcester can no longer call itself a Catholic school after Bishop Robert McManus last week decreed the school's flying of Pride and Black Lives Matter flags contradicted the church's social and moral teachings. To discuss what the decision means, we're joined by Boston College theology professor Tom Groome. We also hear from Nativity School alumnus Guillermo Creamer Jr., who now serves as the city of Worcester's human rights commissioner.
- Two decades before the infamous art robbery at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, a heist shook the art world — this one at the Worcester Art Museum. Four teens were held at gunpoint, and they remain friends to this day. They share their story as the heist turns 50.
This program aired on June 23, 2022.