Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, who guided the city for 20 transformative years, has lost his last battle.
Menino passed away Thursday morning of cancer that had metastasized and spread to his liver and lymph nodes. He was 71.
Larry DiCara, former Boston city councilor.
Ray Flynn, former mayor of Boston and former ambassador to the Vatican.
- "Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, who guided the city for 20 transformative years, has lost his last battle."
- "There’s a new book out that’s being devoured by people fascinated with Boston politics and its complicated, storied and often messy history. It’s the much-awaited memoir by former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who’s now 71 years old and stepped down earlier this year after 20 years in office."
- "In just a few days, Mayor Thomas Menino will turn in the keys to City Hall. Marty Walsh will be the first new mayor of Boston in the past two decades."
This article was originally published on October 30, 2014.
This segment aired on October 30, 2014.