NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1972
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(Studio) Antiwar demonstrations erupt across country following United States bombing, mining in North Vietnam. 900 protesters have been arrested.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Madison, WI) March at University of WI, one of largest ever there. Police allow march until demonstrators block streets; then they use tear gas. Security men try to force protesters away from Federal building; fight ensues. (Chicago, Illinois) In Chicago loop, protesters sit in streets in front of Nixon hdqtrs; hang antiwar sign. Police arrest those blocking traffic. Crowd free some as police load them into vans.
REPORTER: John Dancy
(Berkeley, California) At University of California, protesters break windows at Atomic Energy Commission office, rip down fence around People's Park, throw rocks at police, are arrested. Berkeley city council declares Friday a day of mourning for what's happening in Vietnam. (Palo Alto, California) Viet Cong flag flies over Stanford University Students build barricade outside building used by Marine Corps. (Santa Barbara, California) Protesters block airport runway. (Los Angeles, California) Antiwar groups place placards at Nixon campaign headquarters
REPORTER: Jack Perkins
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