Operation Ceasefire: Inside a Community’s Radical Approach to Gang Violence | Retro Report

Operation Ceasefire: Inside a Community’s Radical Approach to Gang Violence | Retro Report

Tonight, violence in Dorchester. Police say a teenage boy was killed… A shooting spree has now left three people wounded… One of the most violent weekends in the city’s history… State Police, Boston, recorded emergency 510. My wife’s been shot, I’ve been shot…ugh. Where are you right now, sir, can you indicate to me? No, […]

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Pocket Bios’ S2 E2: Israel Putnam

Please become a Patreon supporter to keep Pocket Bios’ commercial free. Israel Putnam was born in 1718 in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British America to Joseph and Elizabeth Putnam, a prosperous farming Puritan family. His parents had opposed the Salem witch trials in the 1690s. With his father-in-law Israel Porter, Joseph Putnam signed a […]

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2000s: A Civil Union In Vermont And A Marriage In Massachusetts. “We Celebrate The Day We Met.”

2000s: A Civil Union In Vermont And A Marriage In Massachusetts. “We Celebrate The Day We Met.”

Well, Torrance and I moved to Boston in 1993. We were part of that South End case set, because back then, it was – the South End was the gay place. We found out, as everyone did, that Vermont passed this civil union thing. And it was a radical moment in gay history that you […]

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