Special Boston Coverage: City on Lockdown, Manhunt Underway, Recovery Begins

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Manhunt Underway for Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect | When a Civilian ER Becomes a Military Hospital  |  Boston: You Will Run Again  | From Participant to Witness | Who Are the Tsarnaev Brothers?

Manhunt Underway for Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

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 i...

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Reviewing Chechyan History for Clues About Suspects' Motives

Stephen Dalziel, former Russian analyst for the BBC, and Aslan Doukaev, North Caucasus Service Director for Radio Free Europe retrace the recent history of the region to describe wh...


Who Are the Tsarnaev Brothers?

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...

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Boston: You Will Run Again

The shock of waking up without a limb or limbs--  just hours after watching marathoners cross the finish line on theirs-- is hard to imagine. But while losing a limb is certainly deva...

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When An Ordinary ER Becomes a Trauma Hospital

After the bombs went off in Boston, local emergency rooms were inundated with trauma patients. In addition, those patients arrived with complex wounds typical of war zones, like those...


The Scene from MIT -- and Listener Messages for Boston

Along with most of Boston, the MIT campus is on lockdown this morning after the death of campus police officer Sean Collier in a shootout with the Boston bombing suspects last night. ...


A City in Lockdown

As the day comes to a close, and the city continues to stay in lockdown - possibly for the entire weekend - two WGBH reporters and Boston residents give updates from where they're loc...