Morgan White Fills in On Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for Jan. 1, 2021

Catching Up with Former Mayor Ray Flynn. He was the Mayor of Boston for 9 years and served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See for 4 years. Before that he was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives during the busing crisis of the 70s, served on the Boston City Council, and was president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors for a year. As an athlete, he played college basketball, was named Most Valuable Player, and was selected in the fourth round of the NBA draft. On top of that, he ran in both the Boston Marathon and the New York City Marathon. Morgan catches up with the former Mayor of Boston, Ray Flynn.

Bugler Dobbs. Actor James Hampton’s career began in 1962 and he’s appeared in over 90 television programs and movies. His most memorable roles include Bugler Private Hannibal Shirley Dobbs on F Troop, LeRoy the handy man on The Doris Day Show, and the father of Michael J. Fox’s character in Teen Wolf. Coincidentally, sharing the big screen is not the only thing he and Fox have in common. They both suffer from Parkinson’s disease. Hampton decided to step back from his work about 5 years ago which gave him and his wife a chance to write What? And Give Up Show Business? Mary Deese Hampton and James join Morgan to chat about acting and life with Parkinson’s.

Gary’s Deli. Gary Park is a third-generation business owner and liquor has always been a Park family affair. In 1942, the S&S Package Store opened its doors in Scollay Square until moving to West Roxbury in 1947 where it has been ever since. As part of an expansion project in 1990, a name change was in order and Gary's Liquors was born. Thirty years later it expanded again! Morgan talks with Gary Park, owner of Gary's Liquors, about their new deli featuring great food to go. Have you ever visited Gary's Liquors?

Voice Artist Jack Harte. His voice is quite distinct. He’s lent his voice to radio, television, and telephone applications. He’s done spots for CVS, The Boston Globe, TJ Maxx, Citizens Bank, The Boston Bruins, and more. He’s also heard regularly on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 covering traffic. Morgan chats with voice over artist Jack Harte about his vocal footprint on the Boston scene.

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