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Monday, April 23, 2018 Permalink

Insight: Capitol Chat / Steve Almond Warns Against 'Bad Stories' / Children's Book 'Rescue and Jessica'

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes survived the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, with lower extremity injuries that took both of Jessica's legs and one of Patrick's legs. Their service dog Rescue was named the 2017 ASPCA Dog of the Year.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio


  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio file, 2013

    Capitol Chat: California Governor's Race, National Guard Deployment, Renter Rally

    Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler has news on the renter revolt, California's Governors race and the deployment of the California National Guard to the state's border with Mexico.

  • Courtesy Steve Almond

    Author Steve Almond On The 'Bad Stories' Americans Tell Themselves

    Jen Picard

    Steve Almond’s new book “Bad Stories: What Just Happened To Our Country” looks at how the stories Americans have been telling themselves about their history misses the truth and leads them to delusion.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Share Children's Book About Rescue, Their Service Dog

    Cody Drabble

    Rescue isn't just a black lab, he's a service dog who changed the life of his owner Jessica Kensky and her husband Patrick Downes. The 2013 Boston Marathon bombing survivors explain their connection to Rescue.

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