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Sen. Lindsey Graham Says U.S. Should Boycott Olympics

Sen. Lindsey Graham Says U.S. Should Boycott Olympics

Frustrated by Russia’s handling of the Edward Snowden situation,  Sen. Lindsey Graham has suggested that the U.S. boycott the upcoming 2014 Olympics set to take place in the Russian city of Sochi. Type: Soundbyte Collection Guest: Brian Goodell, Olympic Gold Medalist (swimming) and member of the 1980 Olympic team during the last U.S. Olympic boycott Recorded: July, 2013 Olympic Boycott Suggestion Preview

 
 

Rolling Stone Cover Enfuriates City of Boston

Rolling Stone Cover Enfuriates City of Boston

Rolling Stone magazine has received backlash over its latest cover featuring Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. While the iconic magazine insists it isn’t glorifying the accused terrorist, many people feel that it’s inappropriate to give him the “rock star” treatment usually afforded to popular musicians. Type: Soundbyte Collection Guest: William McKeen, Boston University Department of Journalism Chair Recorded: July, 2013 Rolling Stone Cover Reaction Preview    

 
 

Zimmerman Verdict Sparks National Debate

Zimmerman Verdict Sparks National Debate

George Zimmerman’s acquittal for the murder of Trayvon Martin has raised a great deal of discussion and debate over race relations and Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground Law. Type: Soundbyte Collection Guest: Dan Schorr, Former Prosecutor and Host of “Crime and Justice with Dan Schorr” Recorded: July, 2013 Zimmerman Verdict Reaction Preview