At James ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s trial, glimpses of a Boston long gone

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Every morning at dawn, a small line forms outside the federal courthouse here as residents old and young jostle for a seat on a hard wooden bench in courtroom number 11…

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“It’s been a major transformation; the old ways have fallen by the wayside. Boston is not the way it was, thank God; the lost Boston wasn’t anything great.”

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