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Student Protest / Washington, DC / Nixon / Cong #10620

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 08, 1970
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(Studio) Forces gather for Washington, DC rally; Nixon prepares 10 p.m. news conf.; 100,000 may attend rally.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Student marchers practice crowd control, don't want violence. [New Student Mob. Committee Steve BURNS - tells plans-] Nixon asks federal judge waiver to allow rally on White House ellipse; national guard, police prepare; former Peace Corps Volunteers seize organization headquarters 6th floor. [Mob. Coordinator Ronald YOUNG - lays plans for protest.] Stephen Geer

(DC) Students crowd Congress, protest war; Congmen. urge nonviolence. [Senator Charles PERCY - urges nonviolence.] Senators suggest national petition drive [Senator George McGOVERN - urges nonviolence.] [Senator Charles GOODELL - says enemies of peace at home are enemies of peace in S.E. Asia.] 18 Senators back quick war end move; others want Cambodia limit set.

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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