NBC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 1969
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(Studio) President City College, New York, Dr. Buell Gallagher, resigns over issue of better representative for black and Puerto Rican students. City administration took matters out of his hands.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(NYC) Bd. of Higher Edward refuses to close school. Black and Puerto Rican teachers refuse to work until issue resolved and police removed. [GALLAGHER - says society puts war above human well-being and privilege before justice. Students forced to activism, overreaching achievable goals. Unsuccessful as catalysts for constructive change because of pol.-motivated outside forces.] Rptd. pols. concerned with election forced board to repudiate Gallagher.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
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