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Professor Howe reports a manhunt’s local impact

Professor Jeff Howe’s recent piece, “Captured in Watertown,” which was published on The New Yorker’s online site the day after Marathon bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capture, takes a slightly different approach to covering the attacks in Boston. In it, Howe writes of not only a city in mourning but of the locals gripped by a manhunt on their own streets and in their own backyards.

“The people of Watertown felt doubly victimized. The bombings struck their city, and then, a few days later, turned their streets into a war zone,” Howe writes.

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