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Earth Day Rallies / New York City / Pennsylvania / California / Connecticut / Washington, DC #10068

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1970
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(Studio) Pollution unites country in opposition; Earth Day anti-pollution rallies bring diverse people together.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) 5th Ave., 14th Street closed to autos; ralliers praise clean air.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Senator Edmund Muskie speaks to University Pennsylvania crowd. [MUSKIE - suggests defense money be used for environmental protection.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson (narrates)

(Los Angeles, California) Smog, Earth Day crowds light; environmental displays on at near campuses fail to attract spectators.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

(New Haven, Connecticut) Demonstrators protest Bobby Seale murder trial, not ecological destruction; Yale strike yields large political crowds. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - believes violence leads to repression, won't solve anything.]
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

(Studio) Congress doesn't meet; members speak around cntry.; many people want fed. anti-pollution action.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Protesters march to Washington Monument; grade schoolers sing environmental fight song "Oil Drops Are Fallin' On My Head".
REPORTER: Bill Downs

Downs, Bill;
Giggans, Jim;
Jackson, Gregory;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.;
Wordham, Bill

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