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Campus Unrest / Cornell #445220

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1969
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(Studio) Faculty Dean, Robert Miller, resigns. Cornell dean helped black students who took over building to reach settlement. Major faculty said they couldn't accept settlement.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Ithaca, New York) Under agreement, faculty was to have dropped reprimands on 3 black students for political activity on campus. [Afro. American Society Ed WHITFIELD - says no weapons present at 1st. When informed 8 carloads of whites were coming to evict us, arranged to have weapons brought for our protection.] [Afro. American Society Eric EVANS - says we need education relevant to us. University has to change structure to provide for blacks it recruited.] [Assistant Dean Students Dr. Gloria JOSEPH - says doesn't think University can change framework to accommodate blacks fast.] White students express their views. Faculty mtgs. begin with black students to come to agreeable answer. Blacks and whites reported to have weapons.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:04:30

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