ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 22, 1970
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(Studio) Washington, DC has 1 of highest crime rates in cntry.; Nixon anti-crime bill critics call measure threat to individual freedom.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Preventive detention clause controversial; suspect can be held 60 days without bail. [Senator Robert BYRD - calls "mad dogs" threat to community.] [Senator Philip HART - doesn't think judge should be able to presume guilt.] "No-knock" clause allows officers with warrants to break into homes.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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