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Vietnam / Blockade-Student Reaction #222935

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1972
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(Studio) Antiwar demonstrators continue protests around nation In San Francisco, California, police use clubs and stun guns to break up demonstration by several thousand at hotel where California Governor Reagan and New York Governor Rockefeller met to launch Nixon reelection campaign. Tear gas used at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. United Nations remains closed to tourists. Telephone lines cut in Salt Lake City, UT.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Walton Beach, Florida) Parade in support of Nixon's war policy featured. Police lead parade; children released from school to march; high schools send bands. Military community near Eglin Air Force Base is solidly behind President [School principal, Ben BROWN - says country is against so much, now silent majority speaks out in favor of something.] [Mrs. Nancy BANNON - pleased with rally as her husband is missing in action.]
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed

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