One in eight people over age 65 suffers from Alzheimer's disease. While researchers have yet to discover a direct genetic link, they have isolated the early-onset gene. Sean Corcoran (WGBH) interviewed Julie Noonan-Lawson about her family's situation.
On Thursday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced that the federal government would green light construction of Cape Wind, the nation's first off shore wind farm. The project has polarized Nantucket residents.
WCAI reporter Sean Corcoran joins The Takeaway from the Kennedy Library in Boston, where the body of Senator Ted Kennedy lies in repose. We also talk to two people who came to pay their respects: Darren Ring of Weymus, MA and Ann Zeller of Fremont, NH.
Those who loved Ted Kennedy are standing in line at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, where Kennedy lies in repose. The Takeaway talks with WCAI reporter Sean Corcoran and with Robert, who drove from Connecticut with his grandson Ryan.
At the JFK Library and Museum in Boston, mourners are lining up to view the body of Senator Kennedy, who will lie in repose later today. Joining The Takeaway are Emily Rooney, host of WGBH's Beat the Press, and Sean Corcoran, senior reporter at WCAI.
The Kennedy family legacy also extends to Ireland. The Takeaway is joined by Irish politician and former Kennedy intern Mark Durkan. From outside the Kennedy house on Cape Cod, we also hear from Sean Corcoran, senior reporter for WCAI.
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