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Moratorium / Aftermath #200638

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 1969
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(Studio) Sen, Hugh Scott calls moratorium in tradition of American dissent.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Melted candles left. Orgs. clean up headquarters and sort out telegrams. Some watch series. November moratorium planned. Mass march on Washington, DC planned for November 15 by New Mobilization to End War Committee Campus strike to proceed march. Ldrs. pleased with size and place of moratorium, Will be hard to keep up enthusiasm for next month's protests. Other groups forecast more violent tactics.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) 2 New Jersey Mississippi students, Joan Fox and Craig Badiali, both 17, commit suicide after moratorium. Leave 24 antiwar notes behind.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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