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Campus Mood #14774

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 23, 1971
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(Studio) Senate Committee on Govt. Operations presents investigation findings of campus unrest from 1967-69; Senator Percy and Senator Javits charge report out of date.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Madison, WI) University of Wisconsin student radicalism culminated last August in bombing Math. Building, resulted in 1 death; students now turning symposium into forum for all forms of protest and campus ideology. [Symposium Chairperson Victor RODWIN - says taking issues raised by radical students, making them understandable in larger context; campus violence has served purpose of attracting attention to problems.] Townspeople involved in symposium. [1st Wisconsin Bank Vice President John SLATER - says history of violence and potential for future violence not valid excuse for withdrawing support from intellectual student endeavor.]
REPORTER: Kenneth Gale

Gale, Kenneth;
Reasoner, Harry

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