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Campus Unrest / Ohio #440765

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1968
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(Studio) Students for a Democratic Society members march into Kent State University classes and try to organization full-scale student boycott. Issues are police recruitment on campus and disorderly conduct charges against students in demonstrations.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Kent, Ohio) Last Wednesday night, 2 groups held sit-in to stop police recruitment. Black United Students and Students for a Democratic Society demand amnesty for demonstrators. Blacks stage mass walkout Monday Whites sympathize but don't join. Students for a Democratic Society meets to plan all-campus boycott. [Black Marguerite HEARD - asks Students for a Democratic Society how many blacks are in SDS. Says she cares what happens to blacks, Students for a Democratic Society doesn't. Get out and do something.] Students for a Democratic Society finds apathy. [SPKR. - feels University should discuss issues that affect student lives. Asks students to boycott until they do.] University representatives say no charges against last week's protesters, but due to lack of evidence.
REPORTER: Mark Landsman

Huntley, Chet;
Landsman, Mark

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