ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1969
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Melvin Laird debates with Mississippi students on Vietnam.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Stevens Point, WI) College Peace Demonstrators greet Mississippi students as they arrive at Wisconsin State University for talk. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert Finch also there. [STUDENT - asks if more deaths can be justified in name of national security.] [Sec. LAIRD - says I'll judge my success if deaths can be stopped.] [STUDENT - asks what positive steps youth could take?] [Sec. LAIRD - believes in legal dissent. Concerned over those who dissent without study.] Admin. trying to keep Mississippi students from protesting when they go to college.
REPORTER: Bill Downs
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