A brief history of tear gas in America
Federal police in riot gear fire gas canisters to scatter largely peaceful demonstrators next to St. John's Church near the White House to clear the area for a presidential photo op on June 1. (Jose Luis Magana/AFP/Getty Images)
Over the summer, tear gas was deployed to disperse peaceful protesters outside of St. John’s Church near the White House before President Trump posed with a Bible in front of the church, raising questions about the use of the chemical agent by law enforcement. 

Listen to the audio documentary KUOW at 65: The Battle in Seattle here.
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A brief history of tear gas in America
Federal police in riot gear fire gas canisters to scatter largely peaceful demonstrators next to St. John's Church near the White House to clear the area for a presidential photo op on June 1. (Jose Luis Magana/AFP/Getty Images)
Over the summer, tear gas was deployed to disperse peaceful protesters outside of St. John’s Church near the White House before President Trump posed with a Bible in front of the church, raising questions about the use of the chemical agent by law enforcement. 

Listen to the audio documentary KUOW at 65: The Battle in Seattle here.
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