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Moratorium, Vietnam protest, 1969

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Summary
Moratorium, anti-Vietnam war demonstration, massed crowd singing "Give Peace a Chance," led by Pete Seeger. 1. Masses at Washington Monument, swaying and singing. Peace signs. Seeger, "Are you listening Nixon?...Agnew?...in the Pentagon." (90', sound on film) 2. More of crowd and song and Seeger's voice. Capitol dome in background. (40', sound on film)
Topics
Vietnam Moratorium, 1969, Crowds, Protest songs, United States--History--1945-, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, United States--Politics and government, Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements United States
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