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Amnesty / Proposal / Parents Protest #33028

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 1974
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(Studio) Attorney General William Saxbe and Defense Secretary James Schlesinger to make amnesty report
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Parents of draft resisters come to Justice Department to ask for total amnesty. [John TILLER - says resisters not criminals. They shouldn't be punished for something they didn't do.] Group meets with attorney Martin Hoffman at Pentagon. Schlesinger and Saxbe shown meeting with regard to amnesty. [Mrs. Kay ISRAEL - says government wants boys to say they're sorry.] [Mrs. Ed SOWDERS - says son isn't criminal. Shouldn't have to apologize. Admin. forgetting her son.] Conditional amnesty will call for alternative service outside armed service.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

Reasoner, Harry;
Tomlinson, Frank

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