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San Francisco State College #200353

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 28, 1969
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(Studio) 2nd of 2 reports on occurrences at San Francisco State College, California.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Power struggle at standstill at San Francisco State College; students and teachers strike; board of trustees refuses to act until campus back to normal. Bd. rejects demands for general amnesty and enrollment for all blacks regardless of grades. College appoints militant black scholar, Nathan Hare, to head Black Studies program. [HARE - most black militant leaders such as Huey Newton and H. Rap Brown were honor students before dropping out in disgust from white, middle-class attitudes.] [Governor Ronald REAGAN - concern is with blacks not receiving proper education before college.] Each side insists on surrender by other side. [President S.I. HAYAKAWA - says members on both sides will have to resign from controversy before issue resolved.] [Student John LEE - only way students should get into college is by high academic standards. Violence ridiculous.] Silent major students have remained silent.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:07:50

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