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Vietnam / Moratorium / Opposition / Indiana / Oklahoma / Ohio / Georgia #442849

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1969
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(Studio) Governor Ronald Reagan and Senator Barry Goldwater thought protesters were giving aid to enemy. 14 Congress Republicans urged President Nixon to ignore moratorium and order escalation. In most cases no disorder between opposing groups.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Indianapolis, IN) Motorists turn on car lights to show support for President policy. Those opposed were to honk horns.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Governor proclaimed "Patriotism Day." Flags shown.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Cleveland, Ohio) Most veterans in Veterans administration Hospital feel protesters don't understand war. [VET - says 90% protesters don't know what they're protesting for.] [2nd VET - says protests hurt guys over there. Hurts morale and fighting ability.]
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Atlanta, Georgia) Anti-moratorium protest occurs on Capitol steps. Governor Lester Maddox signs Veterans Day proclamation. Maddox leads group in singing, "God Bless American"

Brinkley, David;
Delaney, Steve;
Matney, Bill

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