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Students For A Democratic Society Riot / Illinois #443264

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 09, 1969
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(Studio) Illinois Governor Richard Ogilvie puts 2,000 National Guard on standby in Chicago area following Students for a Democratic Society and police fight.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Chicago, Illinois) Students for a Democratic Society arm selves to carry fight to rich. They shout "dirty words," break windows, and call it revolution. 65 arrested. [Mayor Richard DALEY - says this type of conduct won't be permitted. Those arrested between ages of 18-25.] Rally held by women carrying clubs. Police wouldn't let women march to Draft Induction Center with clubs. They march to subway and go home to suburbs.
REPORTER: John Dancy

Dancy, John;
Huntley, Chet

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