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City under siege

A new public library exhibit recalls the 1919 police strike that plunged Boston into chaos

By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / September 6, 2009

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Ninety years ago Wednesday, armed gangs roamed the streets of Boston, stores were looted by brazen scofflaws, and innocent residents risked being assaulted, stoned, or worse. The Boston police had gone on strike. (Full article: 808 words)

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