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Campaign `72 / Youth At Conventions #21165

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 1972
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(Studio) Miami Beach, Florida, is an island. If bridges are closed, no one can come in and riot. Security measures for conventions are being taken.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Miami Beach, Florida) Zippies, part of Yippies (Youth International Party), publish newspaper calling for Miami marijuana smoke-in during convs. They circulate petitions among city's large elderly population, urging city council to designate legal campsites for convs. [American Federation of Senior Citizens President David TAUB - says Florida Governor Reubin Askew, Miami and Miami Beach Mayors advocate campgrounds, but five of the councilmen hold back. Calls for vote of support for non-delegates coming to Florida to air grievances.] Zippies plan no violence, but continue to reach out for elderly.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Smith, Howard K.

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