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Full Episode: MBTA GM Poftak, Boston Marathon Bomber Appeals Death Sentence35:51
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In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stands with his defense attorneys as a death sentence is read at the Moakley courthouse in Boston on May 15. The federal jury ruled that the 21-year-old Tsarnaev should be sentenced to death for his role in the deadly 2013 attack. (Jane Flavell Collins via AP)
In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stands with his defense attorneys as a death sentence is read at the Moakley courthouse in Boston on May 15. The federal jury ruled that the 21-year-old Tsarnaev should be sentenced to death for his role in the deadly 2013 attack. (Jane Flavell Collins via AP)
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Here's the Radio Boston rundown for Dec. 13. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak speaks with us about a new report that found "safety is not the priority" at the MBTA.
  • WBUR's legal analyst and retired federal judge Nancy Gertner tells us why the Boston Marathon bomber's attorneys say he wasn't given a fair trial. Our Week In Review panelists dig into whether they think the bomber was given a fair trial.

This program aired on December 13, 2019.

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