JACKI LYDEN, HOST:
There's been a lot of speculation about the Tsarnaev brothers and the reasons behind Monday's bombing. The American press has made much of the suspects' Chechen heritage.
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UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: ...reporting brothers from Chechnya. What does that mean?
UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #1: Chechnya...
UNIDENTIFIED MAN #2: Chechnya...
UNIDENTIFIED MAN #3: Chechnya...
UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #2: It's a Muslim republic...
UNIDENTIFIED MAN #4: What is the connection to Chechnya...
It's WEEKENDS on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Jacki Lyden.
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LYDEN: An intense week that opened with deadly bombings and was capped off with a dramatic arrest.
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Americans refuse to be terrorized. Ultimately, that's what we'll remember from this week.
LYDEN: That's President Obama speaking to the nation in his weekly radio address. James Fallows of The Atlantic joins us, as he does most Saturdays. Hello there, Jim.
JAMES FALLOWS: Hello, Jacki.
Originally published on Sat April 20, 2013 5:50 pm
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