CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 07, 1969
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(Studio) Witnesses call for "get tough" policy at House, hearing on campus unrest. [Representative Dan KUYKENDALL - says breakdown of college order invites vigilantes. Then, Nazis crawl out of rocks because laws not enforced.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Senator Eugene McCarthy asked about President Nixon's solution to college unrest. [McCARTHY - judge campus by campus. Not problem for President solution. Easier to be United States President than college president] McCarthy would reform draft to permit conscientious objection to certain wars. His son objects to all ward. [McCARTHY - says son holds views different from his. Advises youth against giving advice with regard to war.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
(DC) [Michael McCARTHY - says could not participate in any war effort. Is a pacifist; father is not. Father says there are just wars. Would refuse induction.]
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin
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