"What do we want?/Contract!/When do we want it?/Now!" (1964)

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Wed Dec 21 03:18:19 UTC 2005

"What do we want?"
"When do we want it?"
Yes, there's a transit strike in NYC. When did this line start?
_20  Arrested in Clash Of Paraders, Police At Princess Anne; Some Are Injured
As  Demonstrators Bombard Troopers Trooper Hurt by Bottle 20 Arrested in
Princess  Anne Clash Between Troopers and Students _
By Charles  Rabb Staff Reporter. The Washington Post, Times Herald
(1959-1973). Washington, D.C.: Feb 27, 1964. p. A1 (2 pages) :
Pg. A4:
When the students couldn't get in, they started chanting in front of the
establishment. "What do we want?" a girl asked in a loud voice. "Freedom," came
the chorused reply from the student with her. "When do we want it?" the girl
asked. "Now," the students roared back.
_New  Rochelle Rights Demonstrators Block Traffic; Marchers Accuse 3 Unions
of  Withholding Jobs From Negroes at Renewal Site _
By  RALPH BLUMENTHAL Special to The New York Times. New York  Times
(1857-Current file). New York, N.Y.: Feb 12, 1967. p. 54 (1 page)  :
"What do we want?" the marchers shouted. "Freedom! When do we want it?  Now!"

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