The reaction in the United States to President Nixon's announcement on Monday that he had ordered the mining of North Vietnam's harbours has been mixed.
GV campus and entrance of Columbia U.(2 shots)
SV Interior or students campaign room, student on phone (2 shots)
CU Students talking
Sof ..."My reaction is that..."
SOF ends ..."troops are withdrawn."(2 shots)
GV exterior students walking on Fairleigh Dickenson University
CU's students talking
SOF starts "We're taking a mighty big chance..." SOF ends "...prove anything to them." (3 shots)
SV people down escalator reporter asks reaction
SOF "Excuse me, we're doing..."
SOF ends "...I think he's sick." (7 shots)
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Background: The reaction in the United States to President Nixon's announcement on Monday that he had ordered the mining of North Vietnam's harbours has been mixed. Even the reactions of college students is not clear cut. This film, shot at two universities in the New York area and on the streets of the city, give a cross-section of the U.S. publics reaction.