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Vietnam / Moratorium / Opposition / New York City / Kansas #2548

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1969
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(Studio) Some support President
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) 2 men supporting President Nixon parachute to Central Park and land in antiwar demonstration. Police arrest jumpers. Supporters keep car headlights on. Mayor John Lindsay requested flags be flown at 1/2 mast, but request mostly ignored.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Newton, Kansas) [MAN - speaks of those who'd like to see us take action against them so they'd pose as martyears] He hates war, but dissent too. Peace Club at Bethel College talks college into suspending classes, but know they're moving against the grain. [Male STUDENT - says deviation threatens past.] Majority of town against war. Townspeople speak their views. [WOMAN - speaks against groups.] [MALE - says Bible says prayer changes all.] [2nd MALE - says whole thing instigated by Communists] Bell rung for those killed in Vietnam.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Reynolds, Frank

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