• Short Summary

    TENS OF THOUSANDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE HIKED DISTANCES OF UP TO 30 MILES IN SIX SEPARATE AREAS IN AND AROUND CHICAGO ON SUNDAY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL ANTI POVERTY PROGRAMS...

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    ON SATURDAY YOUNG PEOPLE HAD MARCHED IN 125 COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE U.S. FOR THE SAME PURPOSE.



    SHOWS CHICAGO AND CHICAGO SUBURB SCENES VARIOUS GROUPS OF YOUNG PEOPLE (HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS MAINLY), HIKING DOWN STREETS ACROSS PARKS, DOWN HIGHWAYS, SEVERAL THOUSAND IN MAIN GROUPS SEEN, VARIOUS SOTS CU'S ETC KIDS NURSING BLISTERED FEET, APPLYING MEDICATION RESTING, KIDS GETTING INK SEXXSTAMP ON HAND PLUS CERTIFICATES LOGGING NUMBER OF MILES BETWEEN CHECKPOINTS, MORE SHOTS KIDS HIKING, SOME ACCOMPANIED BY MUSIXXKIDS WITH MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.




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    REPORTER: DICK KAY

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    Background: TENS OF THOUSANDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE HIKED DISTANCES OF UP TO 30 MILES IN SIX SEPARATE AREAS IN AND AROUND CHICAGO ON SUNDAY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL ANTI POVERTY PROGRAMS...AND TO FOCUS ATTENTION THE PLIGHT OF WORLD'S POOR.

    THE MARCHERS CARRIED LITERAL BATXXBAGS AND LUNCHES, CANTEENS, ANTI POVERTY POSERS AND CARDS THAT WERE STAMPED AT CHECKPOINTS ALONG THEIR ROUTES TO VERIFY THE NUMBER OF MILES WALKED.

    BILLED AS AN + INTERNATIONAL WALK FOR DEVELOPMENT, + THE HIKES WERE ORGANIZED AND COORDINATED BY THE AMERICAN FREEDOM FROM HUNGER FOUNDATION, AN ORGANIZATION WHICH AIDS THE UN FREEDOM FROM HUNGER CAMPAIGN. ADULTS, INCLUDING MANY PARENTS OF MARCHER, AND OTHER SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS PLEDGED TO PAY SUMS RANGING FROM A FEW CENTS TO TEN DOLLARS A MILE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA71PQKTSNQVQ0ZOJVRT92Q0XYH
    Media URN:
    VLVA71PQKTSNQVQ0ZOJVRT92Q0XYH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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