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Campus Unrest / Berkeley / Man Dies #445686

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1969
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(Studio) Man dies from gunshot wound gotten at Berkeley last week
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Berkeley, California) 25-yr. old James Rector shot during fight over closing "Peoples' Park" 35 arrested over wkend. Activists try to establish 2nd park on vacant lot, but Guard clears them out. Police and Guard sweep 2,000 off campus Monday Berkeley cancels meets. [Cnclman. Ronald DELLUMS - says there's always brutality, poverty, violence, and disease. This man didn't have to die here.] Guard disperses memorial march for Rector with tear gas.
REPORTER: Peter Burns

Brinkley, David;
Burns, Peter

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