NBC Evening News for Friday, May 08, 1970
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(Studio) Nixon's Cambodia pressure increases after Kent State deaths; as many as 100,000 protest in Washington, DC tomorrow; President allows demonstration on White House ellipse; Nixon news conference tonight.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Nixon seventh crisis reached; important political speech tonight; President to stress Cambodian limitation; Vanderbilt Chancellor Alexander Heard appointed as special adviser on campus unrest; White House admits some administration statements too harsh; Nixon hopes speech will mollify Americans
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
(DC) Small demonstrations held; protest site debated; first aid stations set up; Young Americans for Freedom asks rally boycott; 1,500 national guard, 5,000 federal troops on alert.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn