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Friday, August 8, 1997

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  • POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY CONFERENCE

    Last year, the annual conference of the National Coalition on Police Accountability drew a handful of activists. But at this year’s conference in Philadelphia, more than 200 people from across the country came together last week to grapple with the problem of police abuse, corruption and democratic accountability.

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    Fifty-two years ago this week, the United States dropped the first atomic bombs, killing hundreds of thousands of people in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and officially inaugurating the nuclear age. However, the Japanese were not to be the only victims the emerging technology.