Town Rejects Filming At Site Of Shootout With Marathon Bombers07:22
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Laurel Street in Watertown, the scene of the armed standoff between the Tsarnaev brothers and the Watertown Police. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Laurel Street in Watertown, the scene of the armed standoff between the Tsarnaev brothers and the Watertown Police. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Three years ago, Watertown, Massachusetts, was the site of a shootout between the Boston Marathon bombers and town police. CBS Films is making a movie about the Marathon bombing and the events that followed and wanted to film on the street where the shootout occurred. As Bruce Gellerman of Here & Now contributor WBUR reports, the plan to film in Watertown created a town-wide controversy.

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This segment aired on March 3, 2016.

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