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20 Arrested During Protest at Navy Station

June 13, 1987|United Press International

CONCORD, Calif. — Twenty people, including "The Color Purple" novelist Alice Walker and two Catholic priests, were arrested Friday during the third day of a four-day demonstration at the Concord Naval Weapons Station.

About 400 demonstrators showed up for the protest against the base's alleged role in the shipment of arms to Central America.

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