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Draft Evaders and Amnesty #221815

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 29, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy's Judiciary Subcommittee discusses amnesty for draft evaders.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Husband of singer Joan Baez, who went to prison rather than be inducted, David HARRIS - favors amnesty. Evaders never should have been made criminals. Rejects connotation of forgiveness in amnesty, however, saying war, not evaders, were wrong.] [Father of soldier killed in Vietnam, Martin KELLY - rejects amnesty as forsaking those who fought and died in Vietnam, for principles of late President John F. Kennedy.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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