Nation: Don't Get Me Wrong

Dressed in overalls, Wallace Butenhoff, 43, an $8-an-hour sheet metalworker, carried a large U.S. flag in a march from Wall Street to city hall last week. Afterwards Butenhoff, a World War II veteran, talked to TIME Correspondent Len Levitt:

I'M tired, all right, but I'd do it again because I think we're doing right for the country. Look, Nixon is our President. We've got to show him he has backing. We may not agree with him, but we have to back him.

I'm not against the students. They have a right to dissent. I hear they are going to Washington to lobby, and...

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