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Campaign `72 / Republican Convention Demonstrations #224328

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1972
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(Studio) Attorney General Richard Kleindienst says if unruly protesters threaten to disrupt conv., he'll order mass arrests. Demonstrators schedule activities, especially during President Nixon's acceptance speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami Beach, Florida) Demonstrators plan to block traffic around Convention Hall protesting continued bombing in North Vietnam. Miami convention coalition meet to debate plans. [Yippie Jeff NIGHTBYRD - says American is tired of long hairs running in street] [Miami convention coalition Bob LAMB - says mobilization of demonstrators could be effective.] [Rennie DAVIS - advocates blocking intersections with sitdown instead of mobile tactics.] [Coalition George KATSIAFICAS - wants to flood street with bodies.] Protest leaders insist on nonviolent action.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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