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Campaign `72 / Republican Convention Demonstrations #22036

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 22, 1972
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(Studio) Protesters at convention reserve major activity for tomorrow, when they will try to block access to Convention Hall before Nixon acceptance speech.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Miami Beach, Florida) Demonstrators keep up steady show of peaceful dissent. VVAW's march to high school where National Guardsmen stand by. A few protesters scale roof, are arrested. March of Florida Cubans runs into gathering of young people. 3000 young Nixon supporters serve as mobile cheering section for dignitaries, such as brunch at Fontainebleau given by Mrs. Nixon. Students for a Democratic Society members protest outside luncheon.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Miami Beach, Florida) Nondelegates converge on Convention Hall as delegates arrive. Police arrest 175 protesters. [Miami Beach Police Chief Rocky POMERANCE - says arrests made when citizens rights violated.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Studio) 2 girls elude cordons of police, slip into Republican brunch, shout epithets at Mrs. Nixon and her guests.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Jackson, Gregory;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.;
Tucker, Lem

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