Boston Marathon Bomber Apology

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of two men responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people, was formally sentenced to death on June 24. In the courtroom, he apologized to the victims’ families and said he was sorry for all the suffering he caused.  While this important subject and its related issues can be complex to address with students, at PBS NewsHour EXTRA —  News for Students and Teacher Resources 7–12 Grade Level — you can find discussion questions to accompany the video of WGBH’s Emily Rooney speaking with Gwen Ifill of PBS NewsHour about the sentencing as well as related content.

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