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Loyalist Days / New Brunswick #241401

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 1975
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(Studio) Report on "patriotic" group.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(New Brunswick, Canada) Parade held by descendants of loyalists or Tories. [Loyalist Days coordinator Vince SAUNDERS - says loyalists were 1st people to be called un-American] Vestiges of England in New Brunswick pointed out. [U. New Brunswick Prof. Wallace BROWN - says loyalists were Americans; they didn't want to rebel.] Benedict Arnold revered here. 100,000 loyalists fled after war; 50,000 came here. [BROWN - tells how the loyalists were persecuted.] 16,000 came to Saint John's in 1783. Event reenacted on Loyalist Day. [MAN - reads loyalist prayer.] Loyalists were refugees.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

Mudd, Roger;
Osgood, Charles

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