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Student Unrest / Black Revolts #444689

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 1969
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(Studio) Black student revolt closes Valparaiso University in IN. All black Wiley College has revolt.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Marshall, Texas) 750 students are poor, rural blacks. Want more black studies, better food, voice in policy, resignation of President Winston Cole. [Student Cicero HENDERSON - says Cole killing school. Fired most faculty and put himself in power in 1959. If removed, could work on other problems.] Male dorm is slum. [COLE - hope students can talk to me about grievances.] Students calm after 2-wk. cooling period.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Reporter(s):
Briggs, Fred;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:04:00

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