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Tamerlan Tsarnaev

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26, older Boston Marathon bomber brother who came to the US at 16 – six months after his parents and three siblings settled in Cambridge, MA in 2002. He spent those months in Ankara, Turkey with his uncle Ruslan, the son-in-law of that city’s CIA station chief Graham Fuller. Tamerlan […]

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Dzhokhar “Jahar” Tsarnaev

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19 at the time of the Boston Marathon bombings. Press accounts of the younger bomber brother often portrayed him as the hapless follower of his brother into radical Islam – which is not true. The teen had two social media identities with one espousing anti-American jihadi-sympathizing beliefs for years before […]

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Congressman Chris Stewart

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Republican, Utah, a former Air Force Pilot and member of the House Homeland Security Committee.

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Congressman Michael McCaul

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Republican, Texas – an attorney and member of the House Homeland Security Committee.

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David “Big Papi” Ortiz

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Beloved Red Sox slugger who famously declared “this is our fucking city” before the team’s first game after the Patriot’s Day 2013 attack.

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Watertown Police Chief Ed Deveau

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Chief of the Watertown Police Department on April 19, 2013 when the bomber brothers descended the city into chaos. He told Congress that day his department was the best in the world.

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Jeff Bauman

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Locked eyes with the bomber right before the first explosion. Lost two legs and nearly his life.

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Krystle Marie Campbell

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Killed in the first bomb set off by Tamerlan Tsarnaev next to her friend Karen McWatters. Less than an hour before the blast they posed for this picture near the Swan Boats in the Boston Public Gardens.

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Boston Police Officer Frank Chiola

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Officer Frank Chiola was one of the first to respond to Krystle Campbell. He testified in the Boston Marathon bomber’s trial.

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Karen McWatters

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Lost her leg in the first explosion that killed her close friend, Krystle Marie Campbell.

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Former Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans

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Then a police superintendent, Evans ran the 26.2 mile course and was in a hot tub at a South Boston gym when Detective Cecil Jones rushed in to tell him there was an explosion in Copley Square.

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Roseann Sdoia

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Hurled into the street when Dzhokhar detonated his bomb. Three people, subjects of her book, ‘Perfect Strangers,’ saved her life. She married one of them: Mike Materia.

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The Richard Family

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The Richard Family gathered near the finish line to root on friends from their Dorchester neighborhood. They had stopped for ice cream and the kids were standing on a metal grate for a better view when Dzhokhar detonated the second bomb.

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Congressman William Keating

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Congressman William Keating, Democrat, Massachusetts. A former prosecutor, Keating was furious as the FBI’s lack of candor and refusing multiple Congressional requests for information.

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Senator Richard Shelby

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Senator Richard Shelby, Republican, Alabama. Grilled former FBI Director Robert Mueller on the Boston Marathon bombing failings from the FBI. He received a suspicious package days after the Boston Marathon attack.

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Former FBI Director Robert Mueller

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Has ties to two incidents in Boston: James “Whitey” Bulger as an assistant US Attorney in Massachusetts and the Boston Marathon attacks. He joined the bureau one week before September 11 and retired twelve years later, not long after the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis

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Davis argued with the FBI in the aftermath of the attacks about releasing photos of the bombers. He testified in front of Congress about the bureau’s lack of cooperation.

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Bruce Gellerman

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Veteran award-winning journalist for WBUR Boston who continues to investigate the Boston Marathon bombing attacks.



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