Search the Archive

Washington, DC / Anti-War Demonstration #216249

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 20, 1971
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Vietnam Vets. Against the War continue demonstrations in DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Vets attend Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on anti-war bills. [Senator George S. McGOVERN - testifies vets. demonstrations represent highest form of patriotism.] Film shows vets. staging mock search and destroy missions outside Capitol. [Vet. Gordon GILLIES - says anyone having served in Vietnam really casualty.] Vets. return to Arlington National Cemetery; barred from entering yesterday; allowed to place wreaths today. [Cemetery Supt. John METZLER - tells vets. yesterday had been misunderstood.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.