The Intimacy of a Tragedy

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Rolling Stone magazine has put Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of their August issue and it has been received badly. Tsarnaev is  the young man currently being held for the Boston Marathon bombing, which unfolded horrifically on April 15 and kept the city riveted and squirrelly until his capture on April 19. Three people were killed in the bombing and more than 260 wounded by the two pressure-cooker bombs Tsarnaev and his older brother planted in the crowd near the finish line. A fourth man … [Read more...]

The Boston Massacre of 2013 ~ Boylston Street

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  The first Boston Massacre, known as the Incident on King Street, (March 1770), remains a pivotal point which, in the pre-Revolution formative years of what was destined to become "the United States," would define the Commonwealth and the nation. British troops had been stationed in Boston, then, the capital of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, to protect crown-appointed colonial officials attempting to enforce unpopular Parliamentary legislation. Tensions were high among the … [Read more...]


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