Nightside With Dan Rea

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Rundown for Friday August 28, 2015


Is Trump Too Over The Top?


The Prep School Rape Case Verdict Is In!


Is Biden A Stronger Candidate Than Clinton?


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NightSide – Congressman Stephen Lynch Checks In

BOSTON (CBS) – President Obama announced today that the United States, along with five other leading nations, came to an agreement with Iran that would curb its nuclear program while also lifting some of the […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/15/2015

Mark Bruerlein Book

NightSide – The State Of The American Mind

BOSTON (CBS) – As our country has moved through the last few generations, we have seen a lot of change. But, despite the fact that we have seen some serious social progress and incredible developments […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/14/2015

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NightSide – Are Mandatory Minimum Sentences Necessary?

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants recently criticized mandatory minimum sentences, claiming that they do not allow judges to use the proper discretion, and pushing for the state to get rid […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/13/2015

Ten Commandments

NightSide – The Ten Commandments On Government Property

BOSTON (CBS) – The Oklahoma Supreme Court recently ruled that the six foot tall monument depicting the Ten Commandments that stands at the state Capitol is a violation of the separation of church and state, […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/13/2015

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NightSide Weekend Commentary – The Greek Debt Crisis

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea asks if the Greek debt crisis could happen here. Originally aired July 11th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/11/2015

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NightSide – Where Do You Go For A Cup Of Joe?

BOSTON (CBS) – Starbucks has caught some flak for announcing yesterday that they are raising prices on their coffee across the country. Prices for most drinks will go up between five and twenty cents, an […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/09/2015

Mayor Walsh

NightSide- Wednesdays With Walsh – 7/08/15

BOSTON (CBS) – As he does every month, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh takes time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Dan and talk with NightSide Nation. There’s a lot to talk about […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/09/2015

Daniel Silva Book

NightSide – NYT Bestselling Author Daniel Silva

BOSTON (CBS) – Daniel Silva is a former CNN correspondent and producer, though he always knew he wanted to be an author. In 1997, he left the news business to become a full time writer. […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/08/2015

Alberto Gonzales Book

NightSide – Alberto Gonzales, Co-Author Of “A Conservative and Compassionate Approach to Immigration Reform: Perspectives from a Former U.S. Attorney General”

BOSTON (CBS) – Now the Dean of Belmont University College of Law, Alberto Gonzales previously served as Attorney General under George W. Bush. Tonight, he checks in with NightSide Nation to talk about the ongoing […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/07/2015

Whitey Bulger at his sentencing hearing. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

NightSide – A Letter From Whitey Bulger

BOSTON (CBS) – Three local high school girls decided that for a leadership project, they would write a letter to the infamous crime boss Whitey Bulger in the Florida prison he now calls home. Surprisingly, […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/30/2015