Civil Disturbances in Washington: Hearings...90-2, Investigating the April 1968 Rioting, Looting, Damamges and Losses, and Police Actions, and H.R. 16941, H.E. 16948, H.R. 18541, H.R. 17647, H.R. 17607, and H.R. 18149, May and July, 1968

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Page 68 - ... provisions") herein and in the policy to which this extended coverage is attached, including riders and endorsements thereon, the coverage of this policy is extended to include direct loss by windstorm, hail, explosion, riot, riot attending a strike, civil commotion, aircraft, vehicles, and smoke.
Page 83 - The State is the creator of subordinate municipal governments. It vests in them the police powers essential to the preservation of law and order. It imposes upon them the duty of protecting property situated within their limits from the violence of such public breaches of the peace as are mobs and riots. This duty and obligation thus...
Page 118 - Civil liberties, as guaranteed by the Constitution, imply the existence of an organized society maintaining public order without which liberty itself would be lost in the excesses of unrestrained abuses.
Page 69 - NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States, including Chapter 15 of Title 10 of the United States Code, particularly Sections 332, 333 and 334 thereof, do command all persons engaged in such obstruction of justice to cease and desist therefrom, and to disperse forthwith.
Page 70 - NOW, THEREFORE, I, LYNDON B. JOHNSON, President of the United States of America...
Page 94 - Such a regulation has a tendency to deter the lawless, since the sufferer must be compensated by a tax burden which will fall upon all property, including that of the evil doers as members of the community. It is likewise calculated to stimulate the exertions of the indifferent and the law-abiding to avoid the falling of a burden which they must share with the lawless. In that it directly operates on and affects public opinion, it tends strongly to the upholding of the empire of the law.
Page 92 - He shall have power, when necessary, to call on every male inhabitant of the city over the age of 18 years, to aid in enforcing the laws and ordinances, and to call out the militia to aid in suppressing riots and other disorderly conduct, or carrying into effect any law or ordinance, subject to the authority of the governor as commander-inchief of the militia.
Page 46 - ... of the day following the service of such notice, in which to commence the securing or removal of the same ;and he or they shall employ sufficient labor and assistance to secure or remove the same as expeditiously as the same can be done.
Page 69 - Title 10, particularly sections 332, 333 and 334 thereof, and section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. The Secretary of Defense is authorized and directed to take all appropriate steps to...
Page 69 - Into the active military service of the United States, as he may deem appropriate to carry out the purposes of this order, any or all of the units of the...

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