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Vietnam / Moratorium / Organization #2485

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 10, 1969
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(Studio) Moratorium becomes more than campus project. House aims at staying in session all night. Govs. and Mayors endorse it. Wall Street to hold demonstration; Mrs Coretta King to lead march. Cardinal John Dearden calls for day of prayer on Wednesday Cardinal Richard Cushing endorses it and asks for special Peace Services. Many want to know who're behind it.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) No national leader Richard Boston, busman. and 4 McCarthyites began idea and moved to DC. Sam Brown, 26, best known for organization of students for McCarthy. [BROWN - says clear United States people want change which politicians haven't spoken for.] David Mixner recruited for experience of student organization and knowledge of Capitol Hill. David Hawk has connections with radical left. Graduated from Cornell; went to Harvard Divinity School and expects to go to prison for refusing draft. Marge Sklencar accepted at Yale Law School, but hasn't had time to go. [Ms. SKLENCAR - tells where everyone working.] A number of new adults have joined movement.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Reporter(s):
Jackson, Gregory;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:40

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