U.S. Rep. Bill Keating On Paris Attacks

Download Audio

French President Francois Hollande says the Islamic State group orchestrated the worst attacks in France since World War II and vowed to strike back.

As of Saturday morning, the death toll has risen to 127 in a string of near-simultaneous attacks Friday night on a concert hall, stadium and cafes in Paris.

Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating joined Weekend Edition's Sharon Brody to discuss latest developments. Keating, who represents the 9th District of Massachusetts, is a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, where he sits on the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee. He's also a ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Committee.

This segment aired on November 14, 2015.


Headshot of Sharon Brody

Sharon Brody News Anchor
Sharon Brody is the voice of WBUR's weekend mornings. On Saturdays and Sundays, she anchors the news for Weekend Edition and other popular programs.



More from WBUR

Listen Live