The Takeaway's Full Coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings

  • The Social and Economic Costs of a Lockdown

    Apr 24, 2013
    Last Friday, the city of Boston and its surrounding areas were put on lockdown as authorities searched for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. The subways no longer...
  • A City in Lockdown

    Apr 19, 2013
    As the day comes to a close, and the city continues to stay in lockdown - possibly for the entire weekend - two WGBH reporters and Boston residents give updates from where they're loc...
  • A History of Marathons in America

    Apr 16, 2013
    The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon.  When it was first held in 1897 only 18 runners took part. Last year, however, more than 21,000 runners finished the 26.2 ...