The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa on May 7, 1970 · Page 6
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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 6

Des Moines, Iowa
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Thursday, May 7, 1970
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*• * . V. . <" ft MOtNEg ftJBGlgf M fhdri. ( Miy 7. 1*70 Thousands of young people shout, "We Don't Want Nixon's War" as they marched down Ames' Main street Wednesday afternoon. The protesters in parade led by Iowa State University students An unidentified young woman waves a flag , marched on Story County Selective Service head- as she takes part in an antj-war protest on the quarters to protest" the war in Southeast Asia. v campus at Iowa State University (ISU) in Ame's. 1 " Register Photos by. Larry Neibengall, George Ceolla and The Register's Iowa News Service. Protesters place dandelions on the caps of campus Wednesday afternoon.— The anti-war Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) stu- demonstration ended when ROTC instructors ..„..... dfents in formation on a drill Jield on theJSU. -disroissed.the cadets. - : . .-..._••..• •-..:..- '.'. At Jow^ City wtjere University of ^studeate, went on a rampage Monday and Tues*day nights, anti-war protesters assembled in the heart of the U of I campus to Jistea to speakers talk Wednesday alteraoon in a peacef4d <Jeni- ongtxation, A poJrtioa of the crowd of up to 2,OW) young people is shown listening to speakei's nearby Did Capitol from outside Maebrio> HaU- View taken from overpass over Iowa City's Kiverside drive at Iowa avenue shows young people converging on an auto that earlier'avoided a human street, hackgrouad, during Tuesday night'f disyrders. No rojnries were reported in tb,e incident, but the auto, whM was later released by the protesters, was damaged.

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