Tragedy at the Boston Marathon

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A History of Marathons in America | Explosions Rock the Boston Marathon | Running Coach Discusses the Scence on the Ground in Boston | Remembering Atlanta Olympics in the Wake of Boston Marathon Bombing | Security in the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon Explosions | Surgeon Tends to Wounded at the Boston Marathon | What we can Learn From Israel

Security in the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon Explosions

The tragic bombing of Boston's marathons leaves many unanswered questions. Who orchestrated it, and for what purposes?  Marathons are always equipped with security forces, but in thi...

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Remembering the Atlanta Olympics in the Wake of Boston Marathon Bombing

In 1996, a bomb ripped through Atlanta's Olympic Centennial Park, in the midst of the Games. The blast killed one woman and injured 111. Kevin Sack covered the 1996 Olympics for Takea...

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Running Coach Discusses the Scene on the Ground in Boston

Amby Burfoot, a giant of running coaching, joins us from Boston to discuss the scene on the ground, the mood among runners, and what it feels like for this race—a race that is the cul...

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Explosions Rock the Boston Marathon

Explosions tore through the large crowds at the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, claiming three lives and injuring hundreds. Four hours into the race at around 2:50 p.m.,  two bombs ...

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A History of Marathons in America

The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon.  When it was first held in 1897 only 18 runners took part. Last year, however, more than 21,000 runners finished the 26.2 ...

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Surgeon Tends to Wounded at the Boston Marathon

Within 30 seconds of crossing the finish line at the Boston Marathon yesterday, Dr. Chris Rupe, a surgeon from Salina, Kansas, witnessed the explosions in the street. He describes how...

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What we can Learn From Israel

Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich was the Israeli ambassador to the United States from 1993 to 1996. He talks about his experiences in a country rife with random acts of violence and what ...

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