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Anti-Nuclear Peace Demonstration #524067

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 12, 1982
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(Studio) Massive peace demonstrations throughout US, include largest political demonstration in United States history in NYC, reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(NYC) New York City protest examined in detail; films shown. Rally compared with Woodstock; civil rights march led by Martin Luther King in 1963 recalled.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) Peace movement reported attracting entrenched wealth; orgs. such as Union of Concerned Scientists and Physicians for Social Responsibility noted funded by donations from people such as former IBM board member Thomas Watson, Stewart Mott (son of General Motors founder), and 4th generation of Rockefeller family; family tree outlined on screen. David Rockefeller, Junior, Lucy Rockefeller Waletzky, Alaida Rockefeller Dayton said among those contributing. [David ROCKEFELLER, Junior - notes ultimate environmental issue.] Efforts to influence pols. through public opinion noted.
REPORTER: James Polk

Maus, Mike;
Polk, James;
Savitch, Jessica

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