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Classroom Clip: From Protest to Armed Conflict

Clip: Season 30 Episode 4 | 4m 7s

A young girl tearfully recalls an uncle who was shot and killed during a demonstration; We find out that “truth is the first casualty of conflict” when a car explosion is erroneously blamed on government forces, which escalates protests. And we learn about one source of weapons.

Aired: 07/03/17

Rating: NR

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