BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:04 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

BPR: Belfast Project And Gerry Adams, Annalee Newitz, Callie Crossley, Mike Ross And John Connolly

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, right, was taken into Irish police custody this week based on information gleaned from the Boston College Belfast Project.
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BPR 5/2/14

  • Former Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Tom O'Neill talked about Boston College's Belfast Project, and the decision to turn over tapes that could implicate Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in the death of an alleged informant.
  • Annalee Newitz — editor of sci-fi site i09 — talked about her book Scatter, Adapt And Remember: How Humans Will Survive Mass Exctinction. What goes into your disaster-preparedness kit?
  • Callie Crossley talked about the release of former Rep. Carlos Henriquez from prison, and previewed her show, Under the Radar with Callie Crossley​, for Sunday.
  • Anthony McIntyre, who led the Belfast Project at Boston College, joined Jim and Emily to talk about the arrest of Gerry Adams. McIntyre's wife Carrie Twomey also explained the struggle they went through to keep Boston College from handing over records from the Belfast Project.
  • Former Boston City Councilors Mike Ross and John Connolly were guests on the Friday News Quiz.

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