08/22/2014 10:26 am ET Updated Aug 22, 2014

An Officer Shot A Black Teen, And St. Louis Rioted -- In 1962

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Amid the flurry of coverage about Michael Brown's death and the reaction in Ferguson, Mo., journalists have been unpacking St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest. In some of these stories, the parallels between the events of years past and those of the past few weeks are striking.

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