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    loyal gould today show sport 6 a.m., may 20, 1966
    about 40 demonstrators took over eighth?

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    loyal gould today show sport 6 a.m., may 20, 1966
    about 40 demonstrators took over eighth floor administration offices of downtown roosevelt university.

    (they insisted they wouldn't leave until the university ended its co-operation with selective service.

    (the demonstrators demanded the college refuse to make class ranks available to draft officials, and that it decline to give deferment tests and that students have a voice in university policy.

    (administrators said they were pleased young people are involved in current issues but that a minority of the university's over 6,000 students had no right to force its views on the majority.

    (finally-several hours after the university's closing time--police arrived and told the demonstrators to leave:
    (some of the demonstrators got up and left.

    but others, like sit-in leader steve baum, were carried out.

    (in call, 25 were arrested and spent the night in jail. others threaten to resume the demonstration today.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAGTUE2LMJKCJ2VD1683UK3I9P
    Media URN:
    VLVAAGTUE2LMJKCJ2VD1683UK3I9P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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