In a week that stunned the nation, we look at the attack on the Boston Marathon and the suspect manhunt that has consumed the city of Boston. Also, we look at the politics behind the “shameful” defeat of gun control legislation. Plus, how do leaders respond to uncertain times. Joining Gwen: Tom Gjelten, NPR; Peter Baker, New York Times; Jeff Zeleny, ABC News; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post.
In the webcast extra we look at what the media got wrong in its coverage of Boston and the Ricin laced letters that amplified tensions in an already turbulent time. Also, what does Mark Sanford’s future hold void of GOP support? Finally, on a lighter note, a former president welcomes a new granddaughter and opens his library.