Who Got Purged from Voter Rolls; Second-Guessing the Second Amendment; Competitive Tickling

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A multilingual sign outside a polling site in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn.

Coming up on today's show:

  • David Jones, CEO of the Community Service Society, and Veronica Vanterpool, executive director of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, discuss what they hope to bring to the table as new MTA board members.
  • WNYC's Brigid Bergin  who first broke the story about voters who were purged from the rolls in Brooklyn before the New York primary  says her investigation has found that Hispanic voters in District 7 were hit hardest. She explains with WNYC's John Keefe and Robert Lewis.
  • Do we need the Second Amendment? Slate's Dahlia Lithwick discusses.
  • Tavis Smiley talks about his latest book on Michael Jackson's last days.
  • Competitive Endurance Tickling is a real thing, and it's no laughing matter. Documentary filmmaker David Farrier explains.