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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Brothers Behind the Boston Marathon Bomb

Friday, April 10, 2015

A journalist talks about her new book on the Tsarnaev brothers.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen; Bystander Videos and Policing; College Confessions

Friday, April 10, 2015

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen on the mayor’s housing plan; bystander videos in police shootings; college finance confessions; a book on the Tsarnaev brothers; Tidal music streaming service.

The Takeaway

The Fate of The Boston Bomber: Bostonians Will Have Their Say

Thursday, April 09, 2015

After being found guilty on 30 counts, Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may now face the death penalty. That process begins next week, and it will be up to the jury to decide.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Malcolm Gladwell; Tsarnaev's Guilty Verdict; Elections in Ferguson

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Malcolm Gladwell on why the underdog sometimes has the upper hand; Tsarnaev's guilty verdict; Ferguson's city council elections; and a doctor reflects on his first year in medicine.

The Takeaway

Final Arguments Delivered in Tsarnaev Trial

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Two years after the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, 2013, and one month after his trial began, accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has faced his final day on trial.

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The Takeaway

Judgement Day Looms Near for Boston Marathon Bomber

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The prosecution in the trial of the admitted Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is winding down.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Crime and Punishment for the Boston Marathon Bomber

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Could you be an impartial juror in the trial for Tsarnaev in the Boston marathon bombing trial?

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The Takeaway

Boston: A Community Forever Changed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Three local Boston area residents who didn't know each other were invited for a conversation about their changing community. They recount how the bombings a year ago changed the streets where they live.

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The Takeaway

Gov. Deval Patrick Reflects on the Boston Bombing

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

On the one-year anniversary of the Boston bombing, he talks about the city's response and how the tragic event affected his leadership.

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The Takeaway

Boston Mayor on Marathon Bomber, City's Future

Monday, February 03, 2014

Though much remains to be seen, the leadership of Boston's new leader, Mayor Marty Walsh,  has already been tested in the few weeks since he took office. As he settles into his new role, one of his biggest challenges will be leading the city back towards a place of security and safety following last year's marathon bombings, and focusing on issues of unemployment and under-achieving schools that continue to plague many of the city's neighborhoods. He discusses the challenges he'll face in reuniting the city.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: On the Cover of Rolling Stone

Monday, July 22, 2013

New images of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, looking like a rock star on Rolling Stone's cover and dirtied and bloodied in photos released by a  Boston police officer have stirred controversy.  Why do you think it matters how the public sees Tsarnaev's face? Call 212-433-9692 or post your comments below.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

An Hour with George Vecsey; John Liu; DC Politics

Monday, July 22, 2013

George Vecsey, New York Times sports columnist and author, spends a full hour on the show. He'll talk about covering baseball in New York and take listener questions. Plus: New York City Comptroller John Liu talks about his campaign to be the Democratic candidate for mayor; listeners react to new images of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev; and Molly Ball of The Atlantic looks at the week ahead in Washington politics.

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The Takeaway

Friends of Boston Bombing Suspect Charged

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Three friends of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, have been arrested and are being charged by the F.B.I. with crimes related to covering up their friend's involvement in the bombings. Two of the men are accused of putting Tsarnaev's backpack and fireworks into a black trash bag and then tossing the items into a dumpster.

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On The Media

The Future of Surveillance

Friday, April 26, 2013

Surveillance camera images of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev catalyzed not only the manhunt which caught them, but calls for more surveillance cameras around the country. It’s worth remembering that, right now, video surveillance is a blunt tool. Bob speaks with Christoph Bregler, an NYU computer science professor, about the ways that surveillance will soon be much more effective.

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The Takeaway

The Intelligence System and Boston Bombers, Chemical Weapons in Syria, Movie Reviews

Friday, April 26, 2013

Congress Questions Actions of FBI and CIA on Handling of Tsarnaev Case | Boston Bombing: Was There an Intelligence System Failure? | White House Believes Chemical Weapon Use Likely in Syria | Where Everybody Knows Your Name | New Movie Releases: 'The Big Wedding' and 'Pain and Gain' | Mira Nair on "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" | The Value of Friendship in the Neighborhood

On The Media

Framing the Boston Bombing

Friday, April 26, 2013

The Boston bombing has become a Rorschach blot for the media, who have tied it to everything from immigration to welfare to national security. Bob talks to The Daily Beast's Peter Beinart about the media and the culture's desire to impose meaning on tragedy.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Freakonomics: Brothers

Thursday, April 25, 2013

In the wake of the Boston bombing, Stephen J. Dubner, host of Freakonomics Radio, revisits his 1999 interview with the Unabomber and looks at his relationship with his brother, David Kaczynski. 

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The Takeaway

Knowing Your Neighbors: Boston Bombers Lived 200 Yards Away

Thursday, April 25, 2013

After the bombings at the Boston Marathon last week, residents in the city have come together in a sign of resilience. On The Takeaway this week, we're talking about the importance of residents getting to know their neighbors, especially during times of crisis or tragedy. For Hassan Malik, little did he know that the Boston bombers lived just 200 yards from his home.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Jeffrey Goldberg on Terror After Boston

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The nature of the Boston bombings is raising questions about how we think of terrorism. Jeffrey Goldberg, staff writer for The Atlantic and columnist for Bloomberg View, frames new concerns and talks about how we understand immigration in light of new details about the suspects.

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New Jersey News

Sisters of Boston Bombing Suspects Express Sorrow

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The sisters of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects say it saddens them "to see so many innocent people hurt after such a callous act."

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