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Vets' Day / Illinois / California / Alabama / Georgia #201081

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1969
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(Studio) Many drive with headlights on to show support of President' policies.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Parade shown. Crowd only as big as lunch time group. [Mayor Richard DALEY - commends vets' groups and assemblies.]
REPORTER: Bill Walker

(Los Angeles, California) General Omar Bradley speaks at Memorial Coliseum. [General BRADLEY - says Armed Forces under attack from their leaders We, more than others, pray for peace.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Long Beach, California) Parade marshal led by Ex-POW, Lieutenant Robert Frishman.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Birmingham, Alabama) 100,000 turn out for long parade. 1 mile from parade, friends of Pvt. Bill Terry gather in support of legal action to have him buried in all-white cemetery, Elmwood.
REPORTER: Del Vaughn

(Atlanta, Georgia) Giant flag shown with words: "Lest We Forget." Governor Lester Maddox leads parade; calls day Georgia holiday. [Governor MADDOX - says misguided punks have taken advantage of silent majority's good nature.]
REPORTER: Foster Davis

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Davis, Foster;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Vaughn, Del;
Walker, Bill
Duration:
00:04:50

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