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War Protests / Vets' Day / Fulbright / Agnew #201053

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 1969
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(Studio) Those for and against war prepare for demonstrations. Soldiers ready for airlift to Washington, DC if necessary. War supporters demonstrate on Vets' Day.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Hdqtrs. of Committee for Wk. of Ntl Unity shown. Group urges people to fly flag, turn on headlights, and wear red, white, and blue armbands. [Committee Chairperson Dr. Edward DOMBROWSKI - talks of patriotism tidal wave.] Another group sponsors freedom rally, with Senator John Tower as main speaker [Senator TOWER - says need outpouring from those who support Vietnam policy. Protesters don't make up major of young people.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Senator J. William Fulbright concerned over mood of reaction to war protesters.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senator FULBRIGHT - says Agnew stirred up emotions. Receives threatening letters because I don't support Thieu. Cntry. mad.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) To National Municipal League, Vice President Spiro Agnew calls war protest negative and disruptive.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [Vice President AGNEW - says we can seize initiative. Should defense our successful society. Won't lower my voice until quiet voice can be heard again.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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