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Moratorium / University Massachusetts #200568

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 10, 1969
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(Studio) October 15 moratorium spreads to include all, but basically youth protest.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Amherst, Massachusetts) At University Massachusetts, roll call of alumni killed read. Students chant, "Bring them home."
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Northampton, Massachusetts) Karen Coe recruits girls at Smith College to support moratorium.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Amherst, Massachusetts) At Amherst College student body President Tito Craig and newspaper chairperson Alan Webber try to get more faculty backing.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Northampton, Massachusetts) At Smith, some faculty members won't hold classes. [President Smith College, Dr. Thomas MENDENHALL - says I'll decide matter with classes. As institution, protest must be orderly.] Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Smith student, and David Eisenhower, Amherst student, refuse interview about protest. Students learn how to spread word of demonstration. [MAN - says finish Vietnam people.] [GIRL - says but they're people.] [Moratorium Org. Sam BROWN - says effort to be made in areas outside colleges.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Eau Claire, WI) Melvin Laird's son, John, student at Wisconsin State University, to protest. [John LAIRD - says father feels I'm entitled to my opinion. People can express opinion in American, no matter who they are.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup WCCO-TV

(Northampton, Massachusetts) Moratorium to show large number who oppose war.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce;
Kladstrup, Don
Duration:
00:05:40

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