Looking Back at the Boston Marathon Bombings

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Boston Globe reporters Scott Helman and Jenna Russell look back at the Boston Marathon Bombing last April, from the preparations of the bombers to the emergency response to the massive deployment of city, state, and federal law enforcement personnel to apprehend the suspects. Long Mile Home: Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice tells the story of the bombings and their aftermath.


Scott Helman and Jenna Russell

Comments [5]

jf from soon to be the most corrupt country on earth

The fbi told those kids they would kill their family if they didn't do it.

Apr. 03 2014 05:47 PM
roseellen from jackson heights

Why the dishonesty? There is no mystery to why they bombed the marathon. One of them said specifically that they did it as retaliation for all the Muslim identified people who have been murdered by the Americans, including civilians who have had their arms and legs blown off? It's not a justification but it's their reason. Is it that it is politically verboten to tell the people that our actions over there can have consequences to us here? Which is also why 9-11 happened,btw. Not the false self serving narrative that they're irrationally reacting to the fact we're not Muslim! That you continue to give a false narrative is itself false propaganda.

Apr. 03 2014 02:07 PM
Laurie from Brooklyn

What about the friend the FBI murdered in Florida while they drove another friend away from the murder scene? HHHhhhmmm

Apr. 03 2014 12:17 PM
Jim B

Some reports at the time posited a connection between the brothers and a multiple murder related to drugs. Do the guests have any information on this aspect of the story?

Apr. 03 2014 12:17 PM
Mary Royce from Delray Beach, FL

Didn't the older brother's wife and child live with the two brothers in their small apartment? If so, how is it she knew nothing about the bomb-making activities?

Apr. 03 2014 12:16 PM

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