Knowledge Identifier: +Howie_Carr
Born in 1952.
Countries: United States (67%), Massachusetts (33%)
Linked to: The New York Times, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Entercom, Massachusetts General Hospital
Alex Rocco - Howie Carr, a Boston-area journalist and radio personality who has written extensively about the Boston underworld, has written that the young Petricone was arrested in Charlestown in November 1961 along with Winter Hill boss Buddy McLean for questioning following the death of Bernie McLaughlin of the McLaughlin gang, the first murder of the war
As a political reporter for WNEV in 1982, his coverage of then-mayor Kevin White was so relentless that after the mayor announced he wasn't running again, he told the "Boston Globe" that one of the things he enjoyed most about his impending retirement was not having Carr chase him around the city
Howie Carr has hosted a weekday radio talk-show on Boston 's WRKO since 1994
Carr played a radio show host in the 1998 John Travolta film, "A Civil Action"