As the Nixon administration prepared for what might be the final Vietnam peace negotiations, the anti-war movement on Saturday (18 November) held demonstrations in 20 cities across the United States.
GV Demonstrators marching into park carrying anti-Vietnam slogans and singing (2 shots)
CU Katherine Sojourner speaking CAMERA ZOOMS OUT TO Speakers shouting 'Out Now'
GV crowd chanting 'out Now' and waving fists
Sojourner: "Nixon and his team are talking peace because they want us to forget the fact that even if the ceasefire is signed, a corrupt, brutal, US puppet ... Thieu ... the last in a long line ... will be kept in power by the US government. Our demand on the mightiest military force of destruction in the world, the US government, is get the hell out - out of southeast Asia and get out now (applause, cheering and shouts of "Out Now").
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Background: As the Nixon administration prepared for what might be the final Vietnam peace negotiations, the anti-war movement on Saturday (18 November) held demonstrations in 20 cities across the United States.
the biggest was in New York, where a couple of thousand demonstrators marched to a rally in Central Park.
One of the speakers was the co-ordinator of the National Peace Action Coalition, Katherine Sojourner, who said...
Correspondents said the rally was much smaller than expected. This was also the case with demonstrations in cities such as Washington, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Boston. A rally planned for Chicago apparently failed to take place.
One news agency, commenting on the small turnouts, described the day as perhaps the peace movement's "Last Hurrah".