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Regional News: Cape Cod's Second Summer, New Hampshire's Absentee Voting Surge And Tracking Police Behavior In Rhode Island
In Rhode Island, a review of police use of force data showed out of "at least 8,635 instances where force was used from 2015 through 2019" ... "all but four [incidents] were deemed justified." Unprecedented high numbers of voters chose to cast absentee ballots this past week in New Hampshire’s Primary Elections, despite a pushback against mask wearing. And did COVID fears create a “second summer” on the Cape? Guests: Arnie Arnesen — host of The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen from WNHN FM Ted Nesi — politics and business editor and investigative reporter for WPRI Geoff Spillane — reporter for the Cape Cod Times Later in the show: Library bookshelves are full of histories, biographies, poetry and novels exploring the American experience in the Vietnam War. But at least in America, with the notable exception of documentaries, there hasn’t been great interest in cultural works chronicling the Vietnamese experience. Now comes a historic novel based on one family’s story through four generations. This moving saga has captivated readers with its authenticity and lyrical storytelling. “The Mountains Sing” is the debut novel of Vietnamese poet Nguyen Phan Que Mai and is her first written in English. It’s our September selection for “Bookmarked: The Under the Radar Book Club.” Guest: Nguyen Phan Que Mai is the author of eleven books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction written in Vietnamese, translated and published in more than 10 countries. Show Credits: Under the Radar with Callie Crossley is a production of GBH, produced by Hannah Uebele and engineered by Dave Goodman. Our theme music is FISH AND CHIPS by #weare2saxys’, Grace Kelly and Leo P.
Duration: 58 min