Friday, April 22
Week In Review
A sobering reminder of the risks that go along with on-the-ground war reporting, as two photo journalists are killed while covering the fighting in Libya. And, new polls reveal: increasing pessimism about the American economy and a “lack of passion” for potential republican presidential candidates. Then, a week after he was named “officer of the year,” the parents of DJ Henry pursue legal action against the cop that took their son’s life. Plus, we’ll respond to some of the comments we’ve gotten from you the listener this week and give our thumbs up, thumbs down on Boston bike sharing, the royal wedding and more. We’re joined by The Boston Herald’s Dave Wedge; attorney and social critic Wendy Kaminer; and Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen.
Link to a slideshow of Tim Hetherington’s photographs (NY Times)