TITLE

Stepping into the Vacuum

AUTHOR(S)
Steinfels, Margaret O'Brien
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Commonweal;6/14/2013, Vol. 140 Issue 11, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Kenneth Feinberg, a public servant who serves as Special Master for the One Fund Boston offering compensation to those who suffered during the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013. He is described as an exemplary public servant who genuinely serves the public who have suffered an unexpected and dreadful tragedy. His fairness is shown by his plainspoken assessment of what people were likely to be awarded with as he understands the demands for larger awards as grief.
ACCESSION #
88074686

 

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