Michael Dukakis

Michael Dukakis talks to reporters outside federal court in South Boston, Oct. 16, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Soundbytes Of The Week: 10/17

Top audio clips from each week, as selected by WBZ News Editor Dave Mager.

10/17/2014

Michael Dukakis talks to reporters outside federal court in South Boston, Oct. 16, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Michael Dukakis Testifies In Tsarnaev Friend Trial

Former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Dukakis was called as a defense witness Thursday for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

10/16/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Billions Approved For Massachusetts Transportation Projects

Construction could begin in the near future on several high-profile transportation projects around the state following an agreement reached by legislative negotiators on a $13 billion bond bill.

04/15/2014

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. (Photo by Jay Borselle)

Michael Dukakis Not In Favor Of Renaming South Station After Him

The state House of Representatives this week voted to rename the rail hub the Michael S. Dukakis Transportation Center at South Station.

01/31/2014

CapeFlyer train arrives in Hyannis

CapeFlyer Passengers Enjoy Inaugural Ride From Boston To Hyannis

The inaugural CapeFlyer run experienced delays, leaving South Station at 5:15 and arriving in Cape Cod at 8:20pm, about a half hour behind schedule.

05/24/2013

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. (Photo by Jay Borselle)

Michael Dukakis Will Not Be Interim Senator If Kerry Resigns

Former Gov. Michael Dukakis says he will not be a candidate for appointment as interim senator should Sen. John Kerry resign to accept appointment as Secretary of State.

12/17/2012

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. (Photo by Jay Borselle)

Report: Dukakis ‘Likely Interim Replacement’ If Kerry Leaves Senate

If John Kerry leaves the U.S. Senate to become Secretary of State, former Governor Michael Dukakis might be the person to fill the seat until a special election is held.

12/17/2012

Senator Scott Brown. (Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/CBS via Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: What’s Next For Brown, Romney, Patrick?

Let’s start with Sen. Scott Brown, who gave a notably gracious and upbeat concession speech Tuesday night, and may well just keep right on running.

11/07/2012

Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. (Photo by Jay Borselle)

WBZ NewsWatch With Joe Mathieu: Michael Dukakis, Ray Flynn

WBZ NewsWatch with Joe Mathieu returned Thursday on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 with former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis and former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn as Joe’s guests.

11/02/2012

File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.

07/18/2012

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