When the worst crime of 1770 occurred on a cold night in Boston — the “bloody butchery” of five patriots by nine British redcoats, no one would defend the soldiers accused of the crime.
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From PBS NewsHour: Hari Sreenivasan spoke with Dr. Albert Pendleton who was one of the first doctors on the scene of the explosions that killed three people and injured several others near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday.
Watch Obama: Anyone Responsible for Bombs Will Be Held Accountable on PBS. From PBS NewsHour: After the explosions, President Barack Obama spoke at the White House about the events in Boston, the spirit of its citizens and the state holiday Patriots’ Day. Stephen Murphy of the Boston City Council offers an eyewitness account to Gwen [...]