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Race And Police, A Year After Gates Arrest19:28
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The arrest of Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., left, sparked a national debate about race and the police. In this July 30, 2009, file photo, Gates drinks a beer with President Obama and Sgt. James Crowley, the arresting Cambridge police officer. (Alex Brandon/AP)
The arrest of Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., left, sparked a national debate about race and the police. In this July 30, 2009, file photo, Gates drinks a beer with President Obama and Sgt. James Crowley, the arresting Cambridge police officer. (Alex Brandon/AP)

The arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. at home in Cambridge last summer ignited a national debate over racial profiling that reached all the way to the White House. A new review out Thursday finds no evidence of systemic racial bias on the part Cambridge police, but larger questions remain about who is subjected to disorderly conduct charges and why.

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This program aired on June 17, 2010.

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