John Marks

President and Founder, Search for Common Ground

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President and founder of Search for Common Ground, the largest American organization devoted to the field of conflict resolution

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Civil rights leaders applauded Barack Obama for saying the Cambridge police " acted stupidly ." The police union demanded an apology.

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