ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1972
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(Studio) New United States thrust in Vietnam triggers political warfare.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) [Senator Hugh SCOTT - says war is of Kennedy and Johnson admin. President Nixon said ending it.] Florida Senator Laughton Chiles enlists Democrat war critics to calm student war protests. Speaks on hot line to University of Florida, as does Senator Alan Cranston. [Senator George MCGOVERN - denounces President Vietnam move from Washington, DC office.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark
(Gainesville, Florida) University of Florida students listen to McGovern, others, over loudspeaker. McGovern cautions students against violence. Florida campus was scene of trouble yesterday. Firemen used water hoses on students. State police called in at nightfall as disorders worsened.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy
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