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Campus Unrest / Zap-In / North Dakota #445525

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 12, 1969
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(Studio) North Dakota community quiet after wkend. rampage by college students.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Zap, North Dakota) Student tells why there were problems. Mayor Norman Puce said town ready for 2,000 Mississippi and college students due in for fun wkend. They arrived Friday and Mayor called National Guard in Friday night. Idea was to have a zap-in. Students got mad when beer rose from 35 cents to 50 cents; broke windows and destroyed property. National Guard escorted them out of Zap and Hazen, their next stop. Bismarck made park available. 60 arrested for disorderly conduct.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

Huntley, Chet;
Kalber, Floyd

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