This week, we saw New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft trade in righteous indignation for surrender, as he accepted the NFL punishment for "deflate gate."
We saw Gov. Charlie Baker get his way with the Senate, which approved his plan for new oversight of the troubled MBTA. We saw a change in leadership of Boston 2024, the group that's struggled to sell the idea of bringing the Olympics to Boston.
And we learned that two priceless prints disappeared, either mislaid or stolen, from the Boston Public Library.
- "He said his team did nothing wrong. He said he believed his star quarterback. He issued a 20,000 word rebuttal and demanded the NFL apologize. He was full of righteous indignation and fighting mad — but this week, Robert Kraft surrendered."
- "The Senate shortly after midnight Friday morning unanimously passed a $38.1 billion budget plan for the fiscal year that begins in July after Democrats and Republicans came together over a compromise to put the MBTA under the authority of financial control board."
- "Bain Capital executive and Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca has been voted in by the group’s board as chair. He replaces John Fish, the CEO of Suffolk Construction, who led the organizing group as it successfully won the support of the United State Olympic Committee over three other U.S. cities."
- "Two prints, one of Adam and Eve by Albrecht Dürer and the other a self-portrait by Rembrandt, have disappeared from the library’s collection. Normally they’re stored, along with the library’s 200,000 other pieces, in a room closed to the public. Fewer than 20 library staff have access to that print room and people who want to see the art are monitored, in a special viewing room."
This segment aired on May 22, 2015.