Some things haven’t changed (1971)

Today’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations bring deju vu for veterans of 1971 protests – The Washington Post

The New York Times noted: “The more important innovation was the use of mass arrests to clear the streets and detain demonstrators, even for hours after the city was calm. Many of yesterday’s record 7,000 arrests, it was clear this morning, were dragnet captures of people who had had nothing to do with the demonstrations.”