In 1984, Boston PBS affiliate WGBH-TV produced the documentary “Meet Tom Menino,” about the future Boston mayor’s 1983 race for a seat on the Boston City Council. Rest in peace, Mr. Mayor.

D.R. Tucker

D. R. Tucker is a Massachusetts-based journalist who has served as the weekend contributor for the Washington Monthly since May 2014. He has also written for the Huffington Post, the Washington Spectator, the Metrowest Daily News, investigative journalist Brad Friedman's Brad Blog and environmental journalist Peter Sinclair's Climate Crocks.