3:30 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

BPR: Marathon Investigation Lags, Jared Bowen Arts, Veterans For Peace, Emily Rooney, News Quiz

Runners competing in the 2011 Boston Marathon.
Runners competing in the 2011 Boston Marathon. Will you feel safe at the 2014 Marathon given that safety studies following the 2013 Marathon Bombings are still incomplete?
Credit Lauren Frohne / Flickr

  • Jim and Margery discussed Boston Globe reporter Matt Vizer's piece about investigations into last year's Marathon bombings.
  • WGBH's Jared Bowen stopped by Studio Three to talk about the latest film and theater offerings in Boston. Jared Bowen hosts Open Studio with Jared Bowen.
  • Tina Chery and Pat Scanlon talked about the St. Patrick's parade in Southie. Pat Scanlon runs the group Veterans for Peace, which stages a separate parade along the St. Patrick's parade route. Tina Chery is the founder of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, and will march in Scanlon's parade.
  • Emily Rooney, host of Greater Boston and Beat the Press, offered up another installment of her world-famous Emily's List.
  • For the Friday News Quiz, guitarist Elijah Wald faced off against fellow finger-plucker Livingston Taylor. Elijah Wald is the author of the book Dave Van Ronk: The Mayor of McDougal Street. The book was turned into the screenplay for the Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis." Livingston Taylor is a singer, songwriter and performer, and his album "Blue Sky" comes out in April. 

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