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(Studio) Appeals court rules mass arrests legal in times of severe civil disorder.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Case stems from arrests of antiwar protesters in Washington, DC during Nixon years (Film of May, 1971 protest shown.) -[DC police chief Maurice CULLINANE - feels rulings will aid in protection of city.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney Ralph TEMPLE - says it gives Washington, DC police right to overreact whenever they feel it necessary.] Protest groups to ask for rehearing.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan
- Brinkley, David;
- Rowan, Ford
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