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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Champion Marathoner Shares his Secrets

Friday, April 24, 2015

Meb Keflezighi, the only marathoner in history to win the Boston Marathon, the New York Marathon and an Olympic medal, describes his complete marathon training program.

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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 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 Takeaway

Emotions Run High for Boston Marathon Director

Friday, April 18, 2014

Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray has run in 41 Boston Marathons and overseen the past 26. He joins The Takeaway before the most emotional race he has ever prepared for in his career.

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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

BPD Commissioner on 2014 Marathon Security

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans has run in the Boston Marathon 18 times, but will be sitting this year's race out to focus on security. He reflects back on last year's attack and how the city is preparing for the 2014 race.

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The Takeaway

Tufts Marathoners Finish What They Started

Monday, April 14, 2014

36,000 athletes will compete in this year’s Boston Marathon. The Takeaway talks with the director of the Tufts Marathon Team and one of the runners who is coming back this year to finish what she started.

 

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The Takeaway

Kansas Tragedy Marks Somber Start to Passover | What Does It Take to Become Resilient? | Tufts Marathon Team Returns To Finish What It Started

Monday, April 14, 2014

Is Ukraine Teetering on the Brink of Civil War? | Tufts Marathon Team Returns To Finish What It Started | Boston's Police Commissioner on Bouncing Back From the Marathon Bombings | Kansas Tragedy Marks Somber Start to Passover | Retro Report: The October 1989 World Series Loma Prieta Earthquake | ...

The Takeaway

Iraqi Ambassador Gears Up for Boston Marathon

Thursday, April 03, 2014

When 36,000 runners in the year's Boston Marathon take to the starting line, Lukman Faily, Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S., will be among them. He says he's taking part in the run to to demonstrate his solidarity with Bostonians and his commitment to fighting terrorism.

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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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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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The Takeaway

Terrorist: An Evolving Term

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Like the definition of 'weapons of mass destruction,' the definitions of 'terrorism' and 'terrorist' are being challenged, extended and twisted in the Boston bombing case and others.

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WNYC News

FBI Fails to Flag Boston Suspect

Monday, April 22, 2013

The Federal Bureau of Investigation interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, and his family in 2011. The bureau then gave him the all clear. 

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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The We Love Boston Edition

Saturday, April 20, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the bombing of the Boston Marathon and the subsequent manhunt. Plus, the Senate rejects a compromise on background checks, defeating the effort to craft a gun control bill that began after a December school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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The Takeaway

Who Are the Tsarnaev Brothers?

Friday, April 19, 2013

Apart from their country of origin, little is known about the brothers suspected in the Boston marathon bombing and their motives. Anna Sale, reporter for WNYC in New York, spoke with the former roommate of a woman who had a child with Tamerlan. Larry Aaronson, retired social studies teacher at Cambridge Rindge and Latin knows the younger brother, Dzokar.

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On The Media

Politicking During Tragedy

Friday, April 19, 2013

Between battling for high profile legislation on guns and immigration and consoling a nation, Obama had to walk a tightrope this week. Brooke talks to Glenn Thrush, Senior White House Correspondent for Politico, who says that reconciling what was happening inside and outside Washington, was not as hard as it might seem.  

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WNYC News

Former Friend Says Boston Suspect Had 'Air of Power,' Was 'Intense'

Friday, April 19, 2013

A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing who was shot dead after a police standoff on Friday had an “air of power” and an intensity that could frighten, his former friend told WNYC.

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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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WNYC News

First City Races Held After Bombing

Friday, April 19, 2013

“Runners are a fierce and strong community the people that support them are fierce and strong as well,” — Stephanie Demmons, 32, said she crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon 50 minutes before the bombing. She said she’ll be running Sunday in honor of the victims.

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