Bob Oakes has been WBUR’s Morning Edition anchor since 1992. He is one of the most well-known and respected news people in New England, with a 20-year career in radio broadcasting, including ten years with Boston’s all-news commercial radio station WEEI and coverage of national issues for the CBS Radio Network.
BOSTON — Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily discusses the special meaning running this year’s Boston Marathon holds for him.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A year ago Friday, the tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombing on Boylston Street three days earlier crossed the Charles River into the city of Cambridge.
BOSTON — Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino joins WBUR’s Morning Edition to reflect on the Boston Marathon bombings and to discuss the one year anniversary of the attack.
BOSTON — Professor Karen King joins WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife — a fragment of papyrus that refers to Jesus speaking of a wife. Researchers at Harvard, MIT and Columbia have concluded that the fragment is very likely an ancient document from the 8th century.
BOSTON — Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown plans to formally announce his candidacy for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire Thursday. WMUR-TV political director James Pindell, who’s been on the road with Brown, brings us up to speed.
BOSTON — Last April, 5,633 runners passed the halfway mark of the 2013 Boston Marathon before being stopped on the course and told their race was over. We speak to four who are coming back to finish what they started.
BOSTON — Ahead of the team’s home opener, we speak with Red Sox Chief Operating Officer Sam Kennedy.
BOSTON — For his customers and colleagues, Marathon Sports manager Shane O’Hara has been part motivator, part coach and part running buddy for years — long before a bomb exploded just outside his Boylston Street storefront.
BOSTON — Baseball analyst Glenn Stout says he is worried about Red Sox slugger David Ortiz who struggled during spring training.
BOSTON — Patrick McGovern died Wednesday. He was the founder and chairman of IDG Corp., a Boston-based technology company focused on global media and research.