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Moratorium / Administration Stand #201433

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1969
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(Studio) Admin. takes measures against demonstrations planned for moratorium.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Justice Department refuses New Mobilization Committee's request for mass march on Pennsylvania Avenue November 15. [Associate Dep. Attorney General John DEAN - says can't grant permit, due to likelihood of violence.] [Dep. Attorney General Richard KLEINDIENST - says force to be used if needed to stop march.] [KLEINDIENST - says if march, it will be illegal act.] [Representative Allard LOWENSTEIN - says Chicago refused to give march permits in 1968. Possibility of violence doesn't give right to refuse permit to those trying to organization nonviolently.] Kleindienst says Weathermen to march. Admin. doesn't want protesters' route to go by White House New Mobilization Committee offers new march route using shorter point of Pennsylvania Avenue
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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