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Student Strikes / California / Massachusetts / Ohio / Kentucky #210139

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 06, 1970
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(Studio) California Governor Ronald Reagan closes all state schools 4 days due to Cambodia and Kent State; urges students to reflect.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Berkeley, California) Students struck before Reagan closure; largest rally in school history; Nixon actions unite radicals, moderates and faculty. [Law Prof. Michael TIGER - knows United States will be liberated from inside or abroad.] Rally peaceful; students plan demonstrations for when schools reopen.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Boston University, Brown University and Tufts University cancel classes for year; Ohio State closed; most protests orderly, strikes peaceful; 240 strikes today; Kentucky Governor orders national guard to University Kentucky campus with live ammo and bayonets; 7 p.m. curfew set; University Texas-connected bomb threat closes capitol.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry
Duration:
00:02:40

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