Nightside With Dan Rea

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Rundown for Friday May 22, 2015


Senator Ed Markey Checks In!


The Saga Of The B.U. Professor Continues!


Are We Praising Our Kids Too Much?


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The Lincoln Memorial (Photo credit Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide – A Look Back At Lincoln

BOSTON (CBS) – This month marks the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President Lincoln. Many would consider Lincoln one of the most prominent figures in our nation’s history, and he remains today […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/14/2015

Danroy “DJ” Henry. (Family photo)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Update On The D.J. Henry Case

BOSTON (CBS) In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea brings us some sad news in relation to the D.J. Henry case, but insists we will continue to follow the story. Originally aired April 12th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/12/2015

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NightSide Weekend Commentary – Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

BOSTON (CBS) – A law, a pizza shop, a stupid comment, and a Go-Fund Me effort might not sound like part of the same story, but in this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea has the story […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/11/2015

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NightSide – The Grandson Of A President Checks In

BOSTON (CBS) – David Eisenhower is the only grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower. David, an author and an historian, is also the son-in-law of President Richard Nixon. David’s latest book, Going Home […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/10/2015

Rep. Jim McGovern (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NightSide – U.S. Representative Jim McGovern And Toby Dewey, Founder of Urban Improv Are In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – This year marks the 20th annual Banned in Boston event, and once again the stage will be full of recognizable names and faces. Tonight, U.S. Representative Jim McGovern, along with Toby Dewey, […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/10/2015

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NightSide – Boston Defense Attorney Phil Tracy Discusses Some Boston Cases

BOSTON (CBS) – The city of Boston has been thrust into the national spotlight over the last few weeks, as we all watch two very high-profile trials unfold. Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez and […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, April 8, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

NightSide – WBZ Reporter Lana Jones Joins Dan To Discuss Tsarnaev Being Found Guilty On All Counts

BOSTON (CBS) Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty on all thirty counts for the role he played in the bombing of the Boston marathon two years ago. WBZ Reporter Lana Jones has been in the […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2015

Mayor Walsh on NightSide

NightSide – Wednesdays With Walsh 4/8/15 – Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Is In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joins Dan in the NightSide studio for his monthly appearance. Mayor Walsh will talk with Dan and the rest of NightSide Nation about his new budget proposal, the […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2015

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NightSide – Animal Rescue Stories

BOSTON (CBS) – We’ve decided to do a little twist on the critter capers topic we sometimes discuss on NightSide. We wanted to hear your animal rescue stories! We thought it would be a good […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/07/2015

Josh Pahigian Book

NightSide – Josh Pahigian, Author Of “101 Baseball Places To See Before You Strike Out”

BOSTON (CBS) – Some say that baseball is slowly fading from our country’s landscape. But the history and tradition of the game make it unlike any other sport. As we near opening day, we thought […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/06/2015