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Vietnam / Blockade-Student Reaction #464019

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1972
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(Studio) Antiwar demonstrations continue. 2000 protesters have been arrested so far. University of Minnesota students block main thoroughfare.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) 100 police, 100 National Guardsmen arrive to take down barricade. Students do not resist; no violence ensues. At noon rally, students vote for general strike. [Univ. President Malcolm MOOS - applauds students for avoiding violent confrontation.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) In San Francisco, California, Union Sq., demonstrators meet police.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Francisco, California) California Governor Reagan, New York Governor Rockefeller kickoff Nixon reelection campaign. 2500 protesters gather outside hotel, chanting against war. Police on foot, horse, and motorcycle clear streets. Clubbings, injuries, and arrests reported.

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John;
Flick, Bob

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