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December 08, 2011

Saying Yes To Tear Gas

With news of tear gas use in various Occupy demonstrations, Dick speaks with former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper, who oversaw the decision to tear gas a huge crowd during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999. That led to a violent reaction, and he now regrets the choice to handle protestors in this way, calling it the single worst day in his law enforcement career.

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