NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 31, 1969
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(Studio) Long hair equated with degeneracy, rebellion, disrespect for Am ideals.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Los Angeles, California) Gil Nyerges, 25, adopted long hair and casual dress after HS. Gets stares and hostile looks. Graduated from California State with finance degree. Wants to be busman.; never smoked marijuana, or attended an orgy. [Elderly WOMAN - tells Gil he's wonderful and admires his looks.] [NYERGES - talks of stares he gets and names he's called.] Gil gets shave and haircut, but still same person. Song played to shots of long-haired and short-haired Gil walking on street
REPORTER: Piers Anderton
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