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Campus Unrest / Cornell #203205

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1969
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(Studio) Formal classes suspended for 3 days at Cornell following black students' seizure of campus building
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Ithaca, New York) [Afro.-American Society President Ed WHITFIELD - says no weapons present in building at 1st. Campus police showed disregard for safety by allowing 12 fraternity boys in building with clubs. We drove them off with bare hands. Later learned 100 drinking fraternity boys decided to form army to get us out with weapons. Then, we arranged to have guns sent in for protection.] [American History Prof. Clinton ROSSITER - says tried to consult with students about courses. Want to continue with open discussion.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Mudd, Roger

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