The Madeleine Brand Show for August 9, 2011

Fourth night of rioting in London brings massive crackdown

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Firefighters battle a large fire that broke out in shops and residential properties in Croydon on August 9, 2011 in London, England. Sporadic looting and clashes with police continue for a third day in parts of the capital after the killing of the 29-year-old father of four Mark Duggan by armed police in an attempted arrest on August 4.

Police are trying to quell rioting that's engulfed England over the last three days. About 16,000 officers are patrolling the streets of London tonight. One man has died, more than 500 people have been arrested. The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, recalled Parliament from summer recess Tuesday and condemned what he called 'the sickening scenes of violence.' BBC reporter Anita Anand joins Madeleine from London.


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