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Campus Unrest / Berkeley #445869

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 30, 1969
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(Studio) Students and street people march for "People's Park" today. National Guard and police watch.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Berkeley, California) [SPOKESPERSON - says we'll build park in spirit of freedom and brotherhood. No violence.] Goal was to surround park and plant flowers and shrubs, not take park Alameda Cnty. Sheriff Frank Madigan warned of buckshot if violence used. Marchers had to stick to route Much tension eased when city council offers to lease point of park from University and turn it over to students. Bd. Regents must consent.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Kiker, Douglas
Duration:
00:02:40

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