CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 23, 1969
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(Studio) Demonstrations against Reserve Officers' Training Corps, tuition increases, and pro-Afro. Am study programs continue. Protests occur at Princeton, New York University, City College, New York, American University, Dartmouth, Villanova, Marquette, and Cornell.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Ithaca, New York) Students for a Democratic Society meeting at Barton Gymnasium brings 1,000's of students. Rhetoric militant, but most want way out of confrontation. Faculty meets to discuss dropping penalties against 5 black militants. Faculty decision to rescind penalty brings President James Perkins and blacks together. [PERKINS - says positive forces set at Cornell. Will see University through transition.] [Afro. American Society Tom JONES - says old order ends. Faculty and administration no longer control Cornell.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne
(Syracuse, New York) Sympathy march occurs at nearby Syracuse University Cornell black says Cornell black militants still armed.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne (Narrates) (WHEN-TV)