Peter Lucas

Peter Lucas is a veteran political reporter and columnist who has covered Massachusetts and national politics for 40 years for the Lowell Sun, the Boston Herald and the Boston Globe. He has covered the war in Vietnam, the troubles in Northern Ireland, fighting in the Balkans, and events in Central America and Cuba. He has published five books.

All Stories

Flying from Rome to Boston on Alitalia on Columbus Day, I fell asleep and dreamed that Christopher Columbus was seated beside me. He had the window seat. “What did I do wrong?” he asked in my dream. “Why do people hate me?” “I’m not sure,” I said. “How did I go from a hero to […]