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Is Ferguson a bellwether for racial tensions nationwide?

  • Aired: 08/14/2014
  • 09:51
  • Rating: NR
The killing of Michael Brown -- and the subsequent police response to protests and riots sparked by the lack of transparency -- has provoked reflection around the country about some of the deeper social and economic issues. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Eric Liu of Citizen University and Jelani Cobb of the University of Connecticut.
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