NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1969
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(Studio) Students protest tuition increases at University IN and Purdue. On 100th anniversary of Purdue, 200 arrested for refusing to end sit-in.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Lafayette, IN) Several hundred walk out before speech by Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert Finch. 229 arrested in sit-in. [FINCH - says University impulse is to be up and about the world's work.] Students march on Admin. Building where President Frederick Hovde tells them he can't do anything about tuition or give amnesty to those arrested. Admin. Building taken.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber (narrates)
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