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Boston Bombings

The Brian Lehrer Show

Marathon Bombing Aftermath from Boston to DC

Monday, April 22, 2013

After the late-night arrest of Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a host of legal and political questions has emerged. Anna Palmer, Senior Washington Correspondent for POLITICO, discusses how DC is reacting: from debate over whether to treat him as an "enemy combatant" to what the incident may mean for immigration legislation. And the Boston Globe's Mark Arsenault discusses the latest in the investigation.

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The Washington Report

Boston Bombing Aftermath, Israel and Terrorism, and US Aid to Syria

Monday, April 22, 2013

David Sanger, Chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times reports from Tel Aviv and talks with Kerry Nolan about the decision to send non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels; the aftermath of last week's bombing at the Boston Marathon and how Israel has handled similar terrorist attacks.

WNYC News

New Yorkers Breathe Easier, Wonder if a Lock-Down Here Would Work

Saturday, April 20, 2013

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“For New York I think it's not possible, there are too many people here year-round,” said Marco Selis. “But I think the police would handle it very well, without shutting down the whole city.”

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Transportation Nation

Here's What Boston's Transportation Lockdown Looked Like

Friday, April 19, 2013

With a massive manhunt underway for the suspect in Monday's Boston marathon bombing, Boston's metropolitan area is experiencing near total transportation shutdown. And it's shocking in its scope. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Update on the Boston Manhunt

Friday, April 19, 2013

Joining us for an update on the latest on the manhunt in the Boston area is Ibby Caputo, reporter at WGBH. She’s been on the ground both in Watertown and Cambridge since very early this morning.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Boston Manhunt Updates

Friday, April 19, 2013

Boston is on lock-down this morning as police continue to hunt for the 2nd suspect in the Boston marathon bombings. Overnight, the two suspects killed an MIT police officer, injured a transit officer in a firefight and threw explosive devices at police during their getaway attempt. One suspect was killed, the surviving Boston bombing suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Immigration Bill Details

Friday, April 19, 2013

Jordan Fabian, politics editor for Fusion, a Univision-ABC joint venture, talks about the Senate proposal on immigration reform and how the Boston marathon bombing might change the political calculus around the bill. Fabian joins from outside a Senate hearing on the bill, where news of the Boston bombing manhunt is influencing the process. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has had to postpone her testimony to address the unfolding situation.

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WQXR Blog

Watch: Boston Symphony Musicians Pay Tribute to Marathon Bombing Victims

Friday, April 19, 2013

Wearing running garb, Boston Symphony musicians paid tribute to the victims of the bombings during its concert Thursday night.

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WNYC News

Boston Bombing: WNYC's Full Coverage

Friday, April 19, 2013

The 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and alleged accomplice dead.

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The Takeaway

Manhunt Underway for Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

Friday, April 19, 2013

A manhunt is underway for the surviving Boston Marathon shooting suspect, who has been identified as 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The other suspect Tsarnaev's brother was killed in a shootout with police after an extended chase that resulted in the death of an MIT police officer.

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The Takeaway

How Security Video Helped Authorities Identify Possible Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

Thursday, April 18, 2013

When the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon, social media networks lit up with cell phone pictures and videos. Investigators requested that anyone with footage of the attacks share them with authorities. While that information may have been helpful, the key technology used to identify the bombing suspect was Closed Circuit Television footage. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Coping with Fear and Anxiety

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Dr. Drew Ramsey, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, talks about how people react to events like this week’s bombings in Boston. He’ll discuss fear and the symptoms of acute stress response, how to help with coping, and how to know when to get help.

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WQXR Blog

Watch: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Performs at Boston Memorial Service

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Yo-Yo Ma arrived in Boston Thursday morning to perform in a memorial service for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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The Takeaway

Background Check Bill Fails, Why Houston is Number One, The First Publicly-Traded Individual

Thursday, April 18, 2013

How Security Video Helped Authorities Identify Possible Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect | From Spectator to Witness | Why the Background Check Bill Failed | 100,000 Volunteer Proofreaders and a Whole Lot of Books | The Digital Public Library of America Launches, Providing Online Access to All Kinds of Media | Why Houston is Number One | Oregon Man Becomes the First Publicly-Traded Individual

The Brian Lehrer Show

Gun Bill Defeat; Alan Alda on Dyslexia; Recycling

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Senate rejected a measure to expand background checks, a vote President Obama called "shameful." Glenn Thrush of Politico discusses the vote, and what comes next.  Plus: Actor Alan Alda on his experience helping his granddaughter overcome her dyslexia. And April's series on recycling continues. This week: paper and coordinating recycling between cities, businesses and manufacturers.

The Takeaway

Boston Marathon Bombing: Many Unanswered Questions

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The explosions at the Boston Marathon finish line left three dead and many more injured. Two days after the tragedy, there are still many unanswered questions. Todd Zwillich and Callie Crossley update us on the situation in Washington and in Boston. Eric Schmitt, a national security correspondent for our partner The New York Times, explains the mechanics of the Boston bombs.

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The Takeaway

As Brits Mourn Thatcher, Americans Reflect on Boston Bombings

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Stephen Sackur has spent most of his professional career reporting on the biggest news events, based both in the United States working as a Washington correspondent for the BBC and abroad, reporting for many years in the Middle East. He joins us to reflect both on the bombings in Boston and the funeral scheduled today for the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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The Takeaway

Boston Bombings, Hunger Strikes at Gitmo, George W. Bush Library

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Boston Marathon Bombing: Many Unanswered Questions | Hunger Strikes: The Latest from Gitmo and the History | New Report Confirms Torture at Guantanamo Bay | Could Texas Go Blue? | A Sneak Peak of the George W. Bush Library | As Brits Mourn Thatcher, Americans Reflect on Boston Bombings

The Leonard Lopate Show

Update from Boston

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Los Angeles Times reporter Andrew Tangel joins us from Boston, where he’s covering the aftermath of the explosions at the Boston Marathon yesterday.

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WNYC News

Boston Bombings: WNYC's Full Coverage

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Residents of Newtown, Connecticut were running in Monday’s Boston Marathon, in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Thomas Abrams was among them, running the marathon with a group called NewtownSTRONGfund. Hear Abrams' full conversation with Host Amy Eddings.

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