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Campus Unrest / Senate Committee #205328

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1969
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(Studio) Senator hears opposing views on permitting future campus protests.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Strom Thurmond gives bill to sub-committee on Internal Security. Assistant Attorney General Jerris Leonard presents administration view. [THURMOND - cites cases on injury. Militants want to escalate war.] [LEONARD - says fed. government must not police colleges to assure academic freedom.] [THURMOND - says aimed at rioters, not ideological.] [LEONARD - says University acts in most cases of unrest.] [THURMOND - says bill to affect only guilty.] [LEONARD - says answer found in enforcement of existing laws.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton

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