NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 07, 1970
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(Studio) 429 colleges close, strike and protest; most peaceful; only Midwest and S. escape national wave; widest student protest ever.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Los Angeles, California) Governor Ronald Reagan school closure quick; police keep students off campus; University of California at Los Angeles students want University open because governor, not they, closed it; Long Beach State sleep-in staged; University California Berkeley students collect draft cards and protest letters; Los Angeles Tech. School pickets; want school open, can't learn trades.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
(Columbus, Ohio) Ohio State University closed; more violence feared; national guard secures campus.
REPORTER: No reporter given
(NYC) Thousands silent for Kent State victim Jeffrey Miller. [RABBI - eulogizes; says Jeffrey loved peace; give peace a chance.]
REPORTER: Liz Trotta