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Philadelphia Police #507559

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 25, 1980
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(Studio) Federal charges that Philadelphia police had been guilty of widespread brutality recalled.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Attack on MOVE group by police recalled. Tape shown. Photo of capture of Delbert Africa by Norman Lona shown. Africa's police brutality suit said still in courts Pledge of newly elected mayor William Green and his police commissioner Morton Solomon to control police noted. [Officer Bob BORDEN, Guardian Civic League President and policeman Harold JAMES, store owner Shaykh MUHAMMAD, and resident Falaka FATTAH - comment with regard to rules instituted by Green.] Stats. for this year and last compared.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier (KYW-TV newstape)

Reporter(s):
Savitch, Jessica
Duration:
00:04:40

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