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Journalists discuss the daily twists and turns of the trial from their base at the federal courthouse, and provide their sharp insights and analysis.
||CleanTsarnaev Apologizes Before Judge Sentences Him To Death||More than a month after the jury returned a verdict of death for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, all the raw wounds were ripped open again, with victim impact statements. And we were once again reminded of the pain and suffering caused by [...||6/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's Next For Tsarnaev After The Verdict||Two years and a month after bombs exploded on the Boston Marathon finish line, becoming the biggest terrorist attack in America since 9/ll, a federal jury delivered a verdict of death to the convicted bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. After more than 4 [...]||5/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 33: The Death Penalty For Tsarnaev||The death penalty. That's what 12 jurors quickly and unanimously decided is the just punishment for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings. The verdict appears a rejection of the defense's case that Tsarnaev was brainwashed [...]||5/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 31: After Closings, Tsarnaev's Life In Jurors' Hands||The fate of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev--his life or death--is now in the hands of 12 jurors. In Day 31, the jury began deliberating, after hearing closing statements. Boeri and Cullen cover the defense's closing, which [...]||5/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 30: Tsarnaev Feels Remorse For Victims, Says Nun||For the first time in this federal death penalty case the jury got some insight into what Dzhokhar Tsarnaev thought of his Boston Marathon bombing victims. "No one deserves to suffer like they did," Tsarnaev said to Sister Helen Prejean, a [...]||5/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 29: 'Dead Man Walking' Nun Could Close Defense Case||It was an early day for jurors in the federal death penalty case of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. In Day 29, Boeri and Cullen cover the testimony of a former prison warden and the reason why court ended early--the possible [...]||5/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 28: Tsarnaev's Defense Tries Several Angles As Case Nears End||The defense for convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has started to wrap up its case, tying up lose ends in the sentencing phase of the federal death penalty trial against him. Today, in Day 28, Boeri and Cullen discuss the testimony [...]||5/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 27: Defense Turns To Chechen History||The defense for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been presenting the jury with a social history of his family. Today, in Day 27, the defense turned the focus to their ethnic homeland of Chechnya. Boeri and Cullen discuss how [...]||5/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 26: Tsarnaev's Relatives Bring Him To Tears||All throughout the federal death penalty trial of convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a key question has been: Will the defense succeed in making him into a sympathetic figure, and in doing so perhaps save his life? After months of [...]||5/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 25: Old Friends And Teachers Remember Tsarnaev As 'Kind'||In the days after the FBI identified Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan as suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, there was a near universal reaction from anyone who had known Dzhokhar -- shock and disbelief -- saying it couldn't be. In [...]||4/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Very fair to all involved--victims and criminals. I am particularly impressed by the descriptions in the podcast of how the prosecutors interweave surveillance videos of a witness with courtroom testimony by the same witness to tell a vivid narration to the jurors.
Thank you for your thoughtful, respectful, and knowledgable commentary on this wrenching trial.
Fair reporting on the trial and how both sides are arguing their cases. A breath of fresh air to get this info without all the spin.