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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 Brian Lehrer Show

Blood Brothers: Sibling Influence in Crime

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty for his role in the Boston bombing, despite his lawyer's argument that he was influenced by his older brother Tamerlan. Why didn't that angle work?

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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 Takeaway

Boston Bombing: Was There an Intelligence System Failure?

Friday, April 26, 2013

Tim Weiner, author of "Enemies: A History of the FBI" and "Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA" explains how terrorist threats are identified, and how information is, or is not shared across federal agencies.

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The Takeaway

Congress Questions Actions of FBI and CIA on Handling of Tsarnaev Case

Friday, April 26, 2013

Congress now wants to know why the FBI did not pursue further investigation of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston bombing suspect killed last week. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich walks us through how Congress is digesting the Boston attacks, and what that might mean for security policy.

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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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