Monday, June 17, 2013

Bulger Trial, Week 2: Former Hitman John Martorano Takes The Stand

Martorano was a close associate of Whitey Bulger, who spent 12 years in prison for his crimes. He struck a deal with federal prosecutors and is now a key witness in the case against Bulger, who’s on trial for 19 murders, extortion and racketeering.

Senate Candidate Gabriel Gomez

In a week and a day, Massachusetts voters will head to the polls to fill the U.S. senate seat vacated by Secretary of State, John Kerry. Gabriel Gomez joins us to talk about why he’s the man for the job.

In this May 16, 2013 file photo, Gabriel Gomez, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in the Massachusetts special election, campaigns in front of the John Adams statue in downtown Quincy, Mass. A former Navy Seal, Gomez is a political neophyte, but he's hoping to pull of a Scott Brown-style upset in the Massachusetts Senate June 25 special election senate race against Democrat Rep. Ed Markey. (AP)

Want To Be A Digital Cosmopolitan? Rewire.

We live in a hyper-connected age: the Internet, satellite TV, and mobile phone technology make it possible for us to share information, ideas and culture with people from all over the world. But MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman says that while it is easier than ever to share information and perspectives, many of us are actually getting a much narrower view of the world than we did when we were less connected.


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