1 More Thing With Nancy Shack

1 More Thing With Nancy Shack

1 More Thing focuses on those stories which may have been overlooked or gotten short shrift during the week. It is a live call-in show which airs every Saturday on WRKO-AM 680, Boston, between 10:00 a.m. and noon and is available to live stream on your home or mobile device on the iHeartRadio platform. Nancy Shack is a talkshow host on WRKO-AM 680 in Boston and Executive Producer for iHeartRadio, with two National Radio Hall of Fame shows to her credit. She is also a former newsroom editor, writer and anchor for WBZ NewsRadio.... Show More

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August 8, 2020 44 min
President Trump is being hammered by the media for doing a bad job with the federal government's response to the Corona virus. Is this an accurate depiction or is this media bias trying to swing voters for the general election in November?
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A new Gallup Poll says 86% of Americans hold the media responsible for the political divide in the U.S.. Are you in the majority? Do you think your favorite news source is bias?
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More on the Appeals Court decision ordering another sentencing hearing for the Boston Marathon Bomber. Was this case more about a liberal bench trying to quash a death sentence then it was about an overwrought jury looking for retribution?
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The federal Appeals Court says the Boston Marathon Bomber did not get a fair penalty hearing because the jury who gave him the death penalty may have been unduly influenced by media in the city 2 years after the attack that murdered 4 people and maimed hundreds. Is it worth putting the survivors through another nightmarish trial in order to give the domestic terrorist the death penalty again?
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Travel bans are not helping already pandemic decimated airlines. But neither is the fear of the dreaded middle seat and fully booked flights. Airlines can't break even if they keep a third of their cabin seats empty and they say a mask and washing your hands should be enough on planes where social distancing is just not possible. Are you ready to fly again?
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July 27, 2020 37 min
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has placed a new travel ban on anyone coming into or back to the Bay State. He says the move is to keep our already very low covid infection rate down. Are the good virus numbers in the Commonwealth due to lockdowns and travel bans or are they due to increasing herd immunity?
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If our national anthem is to be changed, just what are we supposed to change it to? Suggestions made include "God Bless America," "This Land is Your Land," "Lift Every Voice and Sing," "America the Beautiful," and the favorite of the Los Angeles Times, "Lean on Me." While a number of these songs are easier to sing than "The Star-Spangled Banner," none are hitting the right note...
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July 21, 2020 36 min
A move is afoot to retire "The Star-Spangled Banner" as our national anthem because of a line in the poem in which the lyrics of the song are based. Francis Scott Key's poem "The Defence of Fort McHenry" contains the phrase "No refuge could save the hireling and slave, from the terror of flight, or the gloom of the grave." Even though that stanza is not included in the anthem, a group of virtue signaling...
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