College Students, Veterans March on N.Y. State Gafital in Support of Anti-bias Bill
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College Students, Veterans March on N.Y. State Gafital in Support of Anti-bias Bill

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More than 700 college students and veterans marched yesterday to the State Capitol in a demonstration supporting passage of the Austin-Mahoney anti-bias bill. A delegation of the marchers submitted to Gov. Thomas E. Dewey a petition signed by 12,000 persons urging enactment of the bill to bar discrimination in non-sectarian colleges in the state.

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