Dick Gregory speaks about his protest fast against the war in Vietnam

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Dick Gregory speaks about letters he's gotten from grade schools and kindergarteners who will be glad when the war's over in Vietnam so he can eat. Fasting cannot change the minds or hearts of tyrants and make bad people good people, not the intention of a fast, is to create positive effects where other positives can rally behind you.

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