1969 Moratorium, Univ of Arkansas 2

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1969 Moratorium, Univ of Arkansas 2 - Local Moratorium Activities Expected To Proceed...
Local Moratorium Activities Expected To Proceed Quietly Fayetteville Police Chief IIol- lis Spencer expected "absolutely "absolutely no difficulty" today with a scheduled March by several hundred University of Arkansas Arkansas students and local anti-war demonstrators to the downtown Square. The march was one of the last activities scheduled here in observance observance of the moratorium and was to begin at ·! p.m. at the Student Union. An estimated 200-300 people arc expected to participate. "I expect absolutely no difficulty," difficulty," Spencer said, adding that the only preparations his department has made involve controlling traffic to allow the marchers lo move along in nn orderly fashion. Spencer confirmed Mint the Itadcri of the Moratorium Day activity cleared t h e p march with him. Fayetteville does not require parade permits permits for such activities. The scheduled route of the march was east on Dickson Street to College Avenue, south to Center Street, and west to Square. The marchers were return to campus on Block Avenue and Dickson Street. There was to be a short in front of the federal building on the Square, which was the site for the reading of the of Vietnam war dead {his afternoon. afternoon. The moratorium is being observed observed nation-wide todny to demonstrate opposition to the Vietnam war, and has the pott of numerous senators and congressmen including Sen. .]. William Piilbrighl of Faycllc- vllle.

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  1. Northwest Arkansas Times,
  2. 15 Oct 1969, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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