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Cleaver-Reagan / University California #442013

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 20, 1968
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(Studio) California Governor Ronald Reagan meets with California Bd. Regents to prevent Black Panther leader, Eldridge Cleaver, from lecturing at University California at Berkeley.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(California) [CLEAVER - says got to get these dogs out of community.] Cleaver is militant, convicted lawbreaker and fighter of white authority and against Negro misery. [REAGAN - says to study racism and violence, doesn't need to hear advocate of both. It's an affront to California people.] [SPKR. - says governor doesn't mind threat to academic freedom. Could be precedent.]
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

(U. of California, Berkeley) Students and faculty say they'll close-U. if interfered with.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

(California) [REAGAN - compares invitation to asking wife-murderer Bluebeard to be marriage cnslr.] [CLEAVER - think Reagan heard 1 of lectures would deal with negative aspects of grade B movies on American intellect and character. He might not like using his career as a text.]
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

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Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Wordham, Bill
Duration:
00:02:40

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