Runners competing in the 2011 Boston Marathon. Will you feel safe at the 2014 Marathon given that safety studies following the 2013 Marathon Bombings are still incomplete?

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BPR: Marathon Investigation Lags, Jared Bowen Arts, Veterans For Peace, Emily Rooney, News Quiz

March 14, 2014
  • Jim and Margery discussed Boston Globe reporter Matt Vizer's piece about investigations into last year's Marathon bombings.
  • WGBH's Jared Bowen stopped by Studio Three to talk about the latest film and theater offerings in Boston. Jared Bowen hosts Open Studio with Jared Bowen.
  • Tina Chery and Pat Scanlon talked about the St. Patrick's parade in Southie. Pat Scanlon runs the group Veterans for Peace, which stages a separate parade along the St. Patrick's parade route. Tina Chery is the founder of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, and will march in Scanlon's parade.
  • Emily Rooney, host of Greater Boston and Beat the Press, offered up another installment of her world-famous Emily's List.
  • For the Friday News Quiz, guitarist Elijah Wald faced off against fellow finger-plucker Livingston Taylor. Elijah Wald is the author of the book Dave Van Ronk: The Mayor of McDougal Street. The book was turned into the screenplay for the Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis." Livingston Taylor is a singer, songwriter and performer, and his album "Blue Sky" comes out in April. 

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