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Campus Unrest / CCNY #5507

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 05, 1969
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(Studio) City College New York half-open, half-closed.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) North Campus open for 1st time in 12 days, while South Campus held by students. Classes held in North Rally to support black occupation turns into shouting match. [SPKR. - shouts about racism and destructive forces.] President Buell Gallagher agrees to 3 of 5 demands and meets faculty resistance. Gallagher ordered to open campus; won't bring police in. If blacks don't leave voluntarily, will force court order.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Howard K.

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