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Why Was Boston Strong?: Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing was released on April 3, 2014. A sampling of the media coverage of the report and of related public appearances by its authors is provided below.

Media inquiries should be directed to:  Doug Gavel (617) 495-1115 and Daniel Harsha (617) 495-4347.

CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY

  • Herman B. "Dutch" Leonard. April 9, 2014. Testimony before the Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives. The Boston Marathon Bombings, One Year On: A Look Back to Look Forward. | PDF
  • Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives. April 9, 2014. The Boston Marathon Bombings, One Year On: A Look Back to Look Forward. | MORE
  • Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives. April 9, 2014. The Boston Marathon Bombings, One Year On: A Look Back to Look Forward. | VIDEO

RADIO AND TELEVISION INTERVIEWS

  • National Public Radio (NPR) Morning Edition. April 14, 2014. Police Incorporate Marathon Bombing Manhunt Into Crisis Plan (Herman B. 'Dutch' Leonard) | AUDIO
  • WBUR. April 14, 2014. A Complex Legacy For Marathon Manhunt (Herman B. 'Dutch' Leonard) | AUDIO
  • WBUR. April 3, 2014. Boston’s History of Hosting Large Events Helped Marathon Response (Herman B. 'Dutch' Leonard) | AUDIO
  • WGBH Greater Boston with Emily Rooney. April 3, 2014. Harvard Weighs In On Boston Marathon Bombing Response (Herman B. 'Dutch' Leonard and Christine Cole) | VIDEO
  • WGBH radio | AUDIO (forthcoming)
  • WBZ | AUDIO (forthcoming)

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HARVARD COVERAGE

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Map of events relating to the Boston Marathon bombing and manhunt, April 15-19, 2013.

Source: Scott Walker, Harvard Map Collection.

From left: Edward Davis, former Boston Police Commissioner; Edward Deveau, Watertown Police Chief; Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese, Watertown Police Department; and Dutch Leonard, Professor of Public Management, HKS, testifying to the Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives, April 9, 2014.