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28 April 2002

Washington Post

ERFURT, Germany — Four years ago, after a young student in Tourcoing, France, was killed with a pistol he brought to school, politicians, government officials and sociologists blamed the unusual incident on the spillover of violent culture from the United States making its way to Europe. I don't want America to export its civilization of violence, fumed Claude Allegre, who was French education minister at the time. We are not a country of cowboys, we are not a... (

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