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Professor Howe reports a manhunt’s local impact

Jeff Howe

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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