Week In Review: Charleston Shooting, Jonathan Dos Santos, Tom Brady, And BPL

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Our news roundtable goes behind this week’s headlines: local reaction to the murder of nine people in a historically black church in South Carolina church by a white gunman; the tragic shooting death 16-year-old Jonathan Dos Santos in Dorchester; Tom Brady's paid speech at Salem State University; and Boston Public Library's new president.


Jim Stergios, executive director of Pioneer Institute. He tweets @JimStergios.

Dante Ramos, columnist for the op-ed page of The Boston Globe. He tweets @danteramos.


Radio Boston: Dorchester A.M.E. Church Pastor Reacts To Charleston, S.C., Shooting

  • "'There’s something particularly heartbreaking about a death happening in a place in which we seek solace and we seek peace, in a place of worship,' said President Obama."

Radio Boston: Community Reacts To Death Of 16-Year-Old In Dorchester

  • "'This is a tragedy,' said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. 'We lost a 16 year older, and two other juveniles arrested today, and when you think about that three families, their lives have been shattered here, and we’re talking about young kids having guns. Most importantly, we need the community to help us take back the streets. We can’t have young teenagers running around the streets of Boston with guns.'"

The Boston Globe: Salem State Foundation Paid Brady $170,000 For Speech

  • "The university disclosed Tuesday that its nonprofit Salem State University Foundation paid the Patriots quarterback $170,000 to participate in its annual speaker series."

This segment aired on June 19, 2015.


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