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Campus Unrest / SDS #198349

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 11, 1968
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(Studio) 60 students take over point of University Connecticut. administration building Won't leave until amnesty granted for protest 2 weeks ago. Report on what Students for a Democratic Society wants.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Film shows Columbia University demonstrations in Apr. of 1968. Students for a Democratic Society not disciplined revolutionary conspiracy.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Colorado) National Council meeting of Students for a Democratic Society held at University Colorado. Org. began in 1962; group was liberal and political Now it's radical. Most members white, of comfortable background, against war and suspicious of system and rigid authority.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(No Location Given) [Sarah Lawrence Students for a Democratic Society member Carmen CHOW - says there are basic economy inequities.] [Columbia University Students for a Democratic Society member Tony PAPERT - says people must get together and do it by themselves.] [Columbia University Students for a Democratic Society mbr. Paul ROCKWELL - wants exploited society strata to take over resources they should control.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(New Haven, Connecticut) [Yale Psychology Prof. Ken. KENISTON - says Students for a Democratic Society are most able and idealistic students. They have great deal of influence on non-SDS members Students share some of their feelings.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon

(NYC) Gathering demands Students for a Democratic Society get on campus privileges. [City College of New York Lani HAJAGOS - says Students for a Democratic Society speaks to issues that students feel deeply about. Their example mobilizes others.] Rhetoric more violent than reality.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Los Angeles, California) [Students for a Democratic Society John JOHNSON - consider self revolutionary anarchist. His role is working for destruction of bourgeois state; to free man from insts.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(No Location Given) [Students for a Democratic Society Co-founder Prof. Richard FLACKS - says radicals know what they don't want, not what they do. Society expects kids to right wrongs and create new utopia.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(NYC) Students for a Democratic Society reflects student dissatisfaction.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:06:40

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