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Campaign `72 / Youth Vote / Part IV #455699

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 05, 1971
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(Studio) 25 million young Americans to vote 1st time in President election.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Chicago, Illinois) Emergency conference of young voters meets at Loyola University; 3,000 delegates attend group;goal to defeat Nixon. [Youth conference chairperson Dwayne DRAPER - defines purpose of conference as moving American in new direction.] [Representative Bella ABZUG - urges youth to organization to defeat Nixon.] [Pol. organizer Curtis GANS - calls for converting conference delegates into effective political force.] Black delegates and Chicanos walk out when demands not met. Confusion when setting up platform attempted. [YOUTH - says must org) at home.] Vote to form national youth caucus, to defeat Nixon, convs. to get 400 youth delegates to Democrat and Republican convs.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Oliver, Don;
Utley, Garrick

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