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Military Research / Mit #445547

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 13, 1969
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(Studio) Opposition to anti-ballistic missile grows. Massachusetts Institute of Technology researches for military
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) Massachusetts Institute of Technology gets $100 million from federal government to conduct military research. Students and faculty protest this misuse of science. No new government contracts taken until issue studied. [Director Instrumentation Lab, Dr. Chase DRAPER - says University point of nation Believes labs will be destroyed.] [John LISMAN - says looks forward to day Massachusetts Institute of Technology deals with domestic affairs.] Dissidents say 19 of top 25 defense department contractors representative on MIT corp., school's ruling body. Radicals want to ally with labor. [Student Body President Michael ALBERT - asks what will make working class go against present structure.] [Union Official Edward SULLIVAN - says closing of 2 MIT labs would be bad for Boston economy] Labor on side of estimate
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

Reporter(s):
Goralski, Robert;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:04:40

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