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"Oct. 15, 1969: A small skywriting plane drew the peace symbol in the clear blue sky over the Boston Common. Two others planes not shown here were alternately towing "We support Nixon" and "End the War in Vietnam" signs."

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"Oct. 15, 1969: As 100,000 persons moved off Boston Common in the late afternoon, a single fistfight broke out between several students arguing over the legitimacy of the protest."

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"Oct. 15, 1969: These boys parade along Charles Street with American flags decorating the car and signs supporting the troops in Vietnam. Other drivers turned on their headlights to show support for the present policy in Vietnam."

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"Oct. 15, 1969: Boston's African-American community remained largely uninvolved in the demonstration. Individual spokesmen said they preferred to focus on domestic injustices instead of on the war in Vietnam. Here, though, a small group rallied on…

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"Oct. 15, 1969: The Civil War monument, Soldiers' and Sailors', dedicated on Sept. 17, 1877, provided a vantage point for several onlookers in the Moratorium Day crowd."

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"Oct. 15, 1969: Democratic Senator George McGovern of South Dakota, introduced by Harvard professor John Kenneth Galbraith, addressed the Moratorium Day crowd telling them, "We seek not to break the president, but to lift the terrible burden of war…

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"Oct. 15, 1969: The biggest demonstration in Boston's history happened on Vietnam Moratorium Day as an estimated 100,000 persons shouted in cadence on Boston Common that they wanted the Vietnam War ended "Now!""

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Boston Globe (1960-1982); Feb 12, 1967; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Boston Globe (1872-1982) pg. B_17

“overseas assignments
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Boston Globe (1960-1982); Feb 26, 1967; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Boston Globe (1872-1982) pg. B_63

Metropolitan Calendar Guide to Week’s Events
‘GREAT DECISIONS’ — Boston YW-CA, 140 Clarendon…

Amherst Cites 293 as 175 Rap Draft
Caldwell, Jean
Boston Globe (1960-1982); Jun 3, 1967; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Boston Globe (1872-1982) pg. 8

“…the class had signed a petition which will be forwarded to president johnson asking that…
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