Boston

Science, Tech & Environment

A Finnish landscape architect tries to connect the broken pieces of Boston's Emerald Necklace

Finnish landscape architect and visual artist Maria Jaakkola couldn't wait to get to Boston to see its famed Emerald Necklace, a system of interconnected city parks designed in the 19th century by the great Frederick Law Olmsted. But when she got there she was dismayed to see the state it was in. So she made a film to try and change things.

Conflict & Justice

As we remember the Boston Marathon tragedy, should we try to forget the alleged bombers?

This weekend, a dancer and runner who lost her foot in the Boston Marathon bombing refused to go on a national television show about the tragedy without a guarantee — she didn't want the names of the alleged bombers mentioned. PRI's The World senior producer Jeb Sharp looks at why some people need to move on, while others still want to understand what happened.