Curt Nickisch

Curt Nickisch appears in the following:

Boston Marathon Surveillance Raises Privacy Concerns Long After Bombing

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston jurors in the marathon bombing trial watched a nine-minute video pieced together from different surveillance cameras — some with surprisingly high resolution.


Boston Economy Will Escape Big Freeze Of Historic Snowstorms

Friday, March 06, 2015

New England businesses are taking stock after weeks of record-setting winter storms disrupted transportation, stopping many workers from doing their jobs. Telecommuting is helping Boston get by.


In Phoenix, Super Bowl Madness In Full Swing

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Super Bowl madness is in full swing in Phoenix, where the majority of fans have flocked for Sunday's championship. Budget hotels have suddenly turned pricey, buildings have been covered in sponsors' colors — and there's even some references to the two teams competing in the game.


After A 5-Year Struggle, Soccer Player Gets A Second Chance

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Sunday's MLS Cup features a player with one leg shorter than the other, metal plates in his face and an ear-to-ear scar. Charlie Davies, nearly killed in a 2009 car crash, is finally back on his game.


Berlin Wall A Shadow For Younger Generation

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

We hear from young Germans, from a 17-year-old who urges solidarity, to a 27-year-old who thinks the wall should be rebuilt.


Remembering The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

Monday, November 10, 2014

On the 25th anniversary of the day the wall came down, Curt Nickisch of WBUR speaks to Germans about their memories of that time.


In Market Basket's Win, Did Workers Change The Game?

Friday, September 05, 2014

Thousands of workers for the supermarket chain forced the company to back down and restore its CEO. One expert says the labor movement needs to be as creative as those workers to win the next fight.

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Market Basket Workers Win Return Of Supermarket's Former President

Thursday, August 28, 2014

For six weeks, workers at Market Basket have protested to demand the reinstatement of the supermarket chain's former president, Arthur T. Demoulas. On Thursday, they got their way. Demoulas, who had been ousted by the company's board in June, will be returning to his position as part of a new deal.


Supermarket Chain Workers Get Their Beloved CEO Back

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Arthur T. Demoulas has regained control of the company in a deal worth $1.5 billion. The move ends a battle between rival factions of the family that left store shelves bare and stakeholders angry.


Standoff Paralyzes New England Grocery Chain, Hurts Customers

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Worker protests have brought business to a standstill, forcing managers to tell thousands of part-time employees to stay home. Workers demand the return of their ousted CEO.


Grocery Chain Workers Want Their CEO Back

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Arthur T. Demoulas, chief executive of the New England grocery chain Market Basket, was pushed out by his cousin in a boardroom struggle. Protesting employees have brought business to a standstill.


Son's Mental Illness Prompts Billionaire's Big Donation To Psychiatric Research

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ted Stanley is giving $650 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to find and treat the genetic underpinnings of mental illnesses. His son has bipolar disorder.


Housing Recovery Will Lose Steam Without Millennials, Study Shows

Thursday, June 26, 2014

One reason for weakness: many young people, saddled with student loan debt, elevated unemployment and less-than-perfect credit scores, are staying out of the market.


Uber Tests The Waters Of Boston Harbor

Friday, June 06, 2014

The on-demand car ride company is taking to the waters of Boston Harbor to try out water taxi service.


North Korea Says It Has Detained Another U.S. Tourist

Friday, June 06, 2014

State media reports that Jeffrey Edward Fowle acted "contrary to the purpose of tourism" and is being investigated. North Korea is known to be holding at least two other Americans.


South Boston Transformed In Whitey Bulger's Absence

Sunday, August 11, 2013

When the FBI brought reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger back to his old stomping ground of South Boston to be tried in federal court after 16 years on the lam, he must have done a double take. The neighborhood that Bulger is accused of terrorizing with murders and extortion is booming. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on July 18, 2013.


South Boston Transformed In Whitey Bulger's Absence

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The neighborhood that reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is accused of terrorizing with murders and extortion is now a destination.


Massachusetts Fights New Codfish Limits With A Lawsuit

Friday, May 31, 2013

The State of Massachusetts is suing the Obama administration over lowered catch limits for historic Northeast species such as cod. Commercial fishermen say the drastic reductions that just went into effect will put them out of business. The state attorney general alleges regulators violated federal law by failing to take the economic impact into account.


'Orphaned' By World War II, Children Salute Fallen Fathers

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Now in their 70s, those who lost their dads in the war may not have clear memories of their own fathers. They've made do with voice recordings, letters and long-hidden photos, and found their own ways to honor their fathers' sacrifices.


Damage To Boston Businesses May Not Be Covered By Insurance

Friday, April 26, 2013

Businesses around Copley Square are hoping the Boston Marathon bombings won't be officially declared an act of terrorism. That's because they stand to lose insurance money. Many have business interruption insurance to pay for lost income — but that doesn't apply to terrorism and few businesses pay extra to cover it.