Town Declares Curfew In The Face Of Violence

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When violence in a neighborhood in Arkansas boiled over last week, the mayor declared a curfew. The city council supports the motion. But civil rights groups say this is a violation of the constitution. Scott Simon talks with Mayor James Valley of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas.

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