Search the Archive

Washington, DC / Demonstrations #191986

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 06, 2000
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The preparations in Washington, DC, for veterans of last year's protests in Seattle introduced.

(Arcadia, Florida: Deborah Amos) Boot camps for political activists visited; scenes shown of the training by members of the Ruckus Society; details given of the alliance of union organizers and environmentalists and student activists. [Ruckus Society director John SELLERS - talks about the creativity of protests; expresses pride in ties to labor.] [Steel union organizer Bill CAREY - backs the protest tactics.] [United Steelworkers of America President George BECKER - says we need the student movement and human rights activists on our side.] [AFL-CIO president John SWEENEY - comments.]

Amos, Deborah;
Jennings, Peter

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.