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Student Unrest / Wisconsin #444307

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 20, 1969
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(Studio) National Guard leaves University WI.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Madison, WI) Student strike dwindles. [Chancellor H. Edwin YOUNG - feels many students may have realized what the real issues are and fell away. Will make sure rules are upheld.] [Freshman Susie BOSKOFF - says Duke got their demands and so will WI.] [Freshman Steve ALLEN - says if boys flunk out, they'll go into army. That's why strike is smaller.] Faculty vote defeats student proposal to admit 3 expelled black students from another school. [Black STUDENT - says vote close; moral victory for them. Tactics are to ask professors if protest can:be discussed in class.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Huntley, Chet;
Matney, Bill

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