Boston Public Radio Podcast
5:31 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn On Courage, Duty And Resilience After The Marathon Bombings

Credit By Ingfbruno via Wikimedia Commons

When the bombs exploded in Boston last year the immediate response was one of disbelief. Even Police Commissioner William Evans thought it had to have been a transformer that exploded, not bombs.  However, when it became clear that bombs were deliberately placed at the finish line and that three people had been killed and hundreds injured, there was no denying that the horrors that we often associate with happening elsewhere had happened in Copley Square.

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