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Campus Unrest / Columbia #199688

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 1968
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(Studio) Regis. day at Columbia University Report on radicals' actions.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Students march and demand amnesty for 30 suspended student radicals. [U. Proctor William KAHN - says some of you haven't exercised right to appeal. Dean representatives in gym.] Students stage sit-in at gym doorway. [SDS Mark RUDD - says stay here 2 hrs. or more until regis. closed.] Rudd, 1 of suspended, tries to keep crowd calm. University policy avoids confrontation. [SPKR. - asks crowd to leave.] Move to force entry causes pushing, shoving and cursing. Serious violence averted. Regis. halted.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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