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Current Event May 19, 2015

Execution for Boston Marathon Bomber


The sentencing phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has come to a dramatic conclusion. After just a day and a half of deliberation the jury voted to put Tsarnaev to death on 6 of the 17 eligible counts. An appeal is automatic but some families directly impacted still feel relieved by the sentence. Listen to learn more about the sentence and the response to it.

Civics/Government Psychology Ethics

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AIR DATE: 05/16/2015


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