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Student Unrest / Wisconsin #444173

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 13, 1969
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(Studio) National Guard disperses dissenting students with tear gas at University Wisconsin in Madison. Governor Warren Knowles orders 1,200 more guardsmen.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Madison, WI) Disturbance began because blacks wanted more meaningful classes. Students who went to class wore armband with "H" on it, for S.I. Hayakawa who used force to keep his college open. Governor Knowles asks WI legislature to pass bill expelling student convicted of campus disturbance crime. [Governor KNOWLES - asserts peaceful dissent point of society; violence has no point on our campuses.] Students want black studied program and more blacks admitted. Students.;given instructions on how to act with national guard and police. Students rally from building to building Parade planned.
REPORTER: John Dancy

Reporter(s):
Dancy, John;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:03:40

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