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GI Underground News #204453

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 09, 1969
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(Studio) Underground GI newspapers have sprung up at some bases.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Jackson, SC) Papers attack Vietnam war, Presidio case, and detail antiwar actions and camp conditions. Soldiers meet off-base to plan each issue. Fort Dix, New Jersey paper, Shakedown, tells of complaints to Army regulations. Group discusses criticisms. Civilian peace groups, incling. Students for a Democratic Society help out. [Former Vietnam veteran Carl ROGERS - says editors exchange material, though no unified group as yet.] Papers given out off-base. [Fort Jackson, South Carolina PFC - objects to "my cntry., right or wrong," as defense philosophy.] Fort Dix, New Jersey, soldiers shown marching.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton Bob Simon

Reporter(s):
Simon, Bob;
Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:05:40

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