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The Sunday shows were all about Ferguson. Watch these four videos and get caught up.

The latest events in Ferguson, Mo., were the dominant topic of conversation on the Sunday morning news shows, about a week after an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white police officer there.

Gov. Jay Nixon (D), who imposed a midnight curfew on Saturday, made the rounds to explain and defend his decision. Meanwhile, lawmakers and other observers chimed in on the clashes between police and protesters as well as the investigation into the death of Michael Brown, the teenager who was shot Aug. 9.

You can read about it all and more in detail over on Post Nation. Here are the videos you need to watch to get caught up.

1. Nixon went on four shows, including CNN's "State of the Union," where he defended his decision to impose a curfew, even as it was followed by a tumultuous night.

2. On NBC's "Meet The Press," Nixon criticized the Ferguson Police Department's decision to release surveillance footage that allegedly showed Brown involved in a convenience store robbery.

3. The head of the NAACP also criticized the decision on CBS's "Face The Nation."

4. On CNN, Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. (D-Mo.), whose district includes Ferguson, and former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik discussed the merits and drawbacks of police having access to military weapons.

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.



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