Interview with Dewey Knight
QUESTION 10
JAMES A. DeVINNEY:

Did they function well?

DEWEY KNIGHT:

They functioned well, after having made some deliberate decisions as to how they were going to function. It was a deliberate decision made that we had better sacrifice property to save lives and to save injuries. So that, ah, while that was not a, a popular decision really because people outside of the area and people downtown came to say, you know, "You the polic--get the forces in there, call the national guard, wipe 'em out!" But a deliberately de--decision was made to forego the property to save lives and I think it was the right decision to do.

JAMES A. DeVINNEY:

Cut.