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Vietnam / Moratorium / Speakers / Cong. #200617

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1969
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(Studio) 1000s, mostly young, demonstrated against war. Those opposing moratorium burned car headlights and flew American flag. Historic in scope. Doves like Senators Edward Kennedy, Frank Church, George McGovern, Dr. Benj. Spock, and former United Nations Ambassador Arthur Goldberg speak for withdrawal of all American troops.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Brunswick, New Jersey) Senator Eugene McCarthy speaks at Rutgers University [McCARTHY - says history wouldn't be badly served if Richard Nixon presided over 1st mil. defeat of US. History would call it sign of great statesmanship.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Hubert H. Humphrey calls a Macalester College speaker's remarks "insulting." Senator Barry Goldwater takes issue with protest.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Anaheim, California) [Senator GOLDWATER - says protest encourages Hanoi. They think we've weakened and won't be willing to talk peace.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Moratorium dignified for most point Scuffles in Detroit, Michigan and San Antonio, Texas. Black militants try to break into White House grounds.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) 3 blacks arrested. Scuffle shown. Police confiscate coffin.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) 14 Republican Congmen. appeal for sudden escalation of war. President Nixon's day: "Bus. as usual."
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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