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Campus Unrest / Berkeley #442041

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1968
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(Studio) Report on student unrest at University California.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Berkeley, California) 27,000 attend; fall term begins. Students here keep up with current events. Major of students aren't political activists, but turn up at rallies and listen to arguments. [Independent Socialist Club Michael URQUHART - says trying to get more democrat form of government Speaks of student participation in University insts. Situation out of hand; changes can't be put off.] [Students for a Democratic Society Michael LERNER - says mood is militant.] Cites examples of militancy.] Sub-culture grown up here. Academic freedom is latest issue. Regents interfered with decision of academic senate to employ Eldridge Cleaver as guest speaker Academic freedom given by society. Students will take over country
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:04:50

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