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May 23, 1986

The Coast Guard opened an inquiry in Baltimore into the sinking of the clipper Pride of Baltimore north of Puerto Rico in which eight survived but the captain and three crew members were lost. However, the first session was cut short because of a dispute with a television station crew that refused to remove its cameras. WDVM-TV in Washington said that its First Amendment rights were violated because the Coast Guard allowed print and radio media to remain.

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