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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 25, 1971
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(Studio) Students and police meet in nonviolent confrontation at Ohio University
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Athens, Ohio) Police play students in Fuzz-Freak basketball game as part of "Cop-in". [sergeant David DURK - says many cops hate students, but students must admit many hold cops in contempt.] [Unidentified STUDENT - asks if good cops try to weed out bad cops.] [Patrolman Don EGGENSCHWILLER - says trying to force dead weight out.] Students stage guerrilla theater, defend drug culture. [sergeant Hugh WILLIAMS - asks how change brought about by growing long hair and getting high.] [Unidentified STUDENT - points out police present are exception to rule.] [DURK - says trying to find out how to structure change.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike
Duration:
00:03:40

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