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Commentary: Crime TV and Race Relations

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Commentary: Crime TV and Race Relations

Commentary: Crime TV and Race Relations

Commentary: Crime TV and Race Relations

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Commentator Cynthia Fuchs says that while two high profile new cop shows, Dragnet and Kingpin, are getting all the attention, there are other badges worth watching on TV. FOX's Fastlane and FX's The Shield have some surprising new approaches to race relations and institutional corruption.