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Armed Forces Day / Protest #209784

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 16, 1970
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(Studio) Armed Forces Day ceremonies overshadowed by anti-war protest; some mil. bases cancel festivities.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Fort Dix, New Jersey) 2,000 protest at base gate; Army uses no ammunition; fixed bayonets bar demonstrators; minor police confrontation ended with pepper gas.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Fort Bragg, North Carolina) Actress Jane Fonda heads 4,000 in peaceful rally; Fonda arrested for passing literature; pro-war spkrs. share platform; crowd calm.
REPORTER: Foster Davis

(Great Lakes, Illinois) 1,000 stage Armed Forces Day rally; base closed; sailors practice riot training; brief march peaceful.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Davis, Foster;
Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike;
Schakne, Robert

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