Obama calls into WGBH radio show

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Every month for the last eight years, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has sat down with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan, hosts of WGBH’s Boston Public Radio, to take calls from listenersPatrick was on the show Thursday for his final time as governor, taking calls as usual, when an unexpected call came over the line: President Barack Obama.

A spokesperson for WGBH said that the station had contacted the White House but didn’t know that the president would call the program “until a few minutes before.”

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