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Book Review

History of police brutality is a good read with valuable lessons

By James Alan Fox
Globe Correspondent / January 26, 2004

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If you liked Martin Scorsese's film "Gangs of New York," or Herbert Asbury's 1928 book of the same name that inspired it, then you'll treasure "Street Justice," a masterfully crafted chronicle by a Boston College historian, Marilynn S. Johnson. This authoritative and well-documented volume provides rich, yet not always glowing, texture on the political reigns of such luminaries as former ... (Full Article: 820 Words)

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