The Move Disaster: Video From 1985

The Move Disaster: Video From 1985

There are 6 comments on the NBC 10 Philadelphia story from May 14, 2008, titled The Move Disaster: Video From 1985. In it, NBC 10 Philadelphia reports that:

May 14th marked the 20th anniversary of the 1985 confrontation between Philadelphia police and the back-to-nature group MOVE, one of the most-controversial moments in the city's history.

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Gemini9

United States

#1 Oct 15, 2008
Amazing, those officials should already have been executed by the state prison. If me or anybody else that weren't an "official" or "police" had killed that many people through malice or I'm mad at my daddy ignorance that these people operate through we would have just like Timothy McVeigh.
chris

Englewood, CO

#2 Oct 15, 2008
move had it coming...they had every chance to surrender to police and didnt..then they started shooting.....the fire was not done intentionally to burn down a neighborhood....i can tell you right now, had it been white people in that house, the police would have just busted down the doors and shot anyone who pointed a gun....but since these idiots were "celebrities" to the counterculture movement( namely live like an animal while collecting welfare) they werent able to be handled that way..
JPS

Princeton Junction, NJ

#3 Oct 15, 2008
I thought we were finally rid of Steve Levy -- we now have to watch him again!?
John

Chantilly, VA

#4 Oct 15, 2008
Now there's a reality show worth watching. The only crime is that some of the MOVE trash got out. Finish the job already.

Since: Sep 08

Spring City, PA

#5 Oct 15, 2008
At least wilson goode did one good thing while he was mayor.
Junior1971

Perkasie, PA

#6 May 9, 2010
So hard to imagine this was 1/4 century ago. I remember this day as if it was yesterday.

Recall watching Channel 10 WCAU all day. "Live at 5" news, then at 5:30 the breaking story was an explosion.

Walked away to eat with my parents..came back within 45 min, fire was on and already out of control.

Such a chaotic mess.

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