"Student Protests 1969-1970: Brandeis and America": A Mini-Conference on the Student Occupation of Ford Hall in 1969 and the National Student Strike Information Center in 1970 Edit


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  • 4/12/00 (Creation)


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  • Materials Specific Details

    3.5 hours

  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    1/2 in.

  • Scope and Contents

    This mini-conference featured four segments. There was an introduction by Rabbi Albert S. Axelrad, Chaplain and Hillel Director Emeritus, and Lisa Long, Archivist/Records Manager. This was followed by two panel discussions, one on the Ford Hall Occupation and the other on the National Strike Information Center. The Ford Hall discussion included Lawrence H. Fuchs, Jaffe Professor of American Civilization and Politics, Makeda Millet Kamara '72, Alexander Aikens III '71, Hon. Edward Redd '71, Robert V. Lange, Associate Professor of Physics, David Squire, Trustee Emeritus and Vice President for Student Affairs, 1969-1970, and Thompson F. Williams Jr., Director of Transitional Year Program. The second discussion featured Jacob Cohen, Associate Professor of Ameican Civilization, Dr. Barry Elkin '71, Charles Eisenberg '70, Gordon A. Fellman, Professor of Sociology. The last segemnt of the mini-conference was Special Lectures on the National Arena 1969-1970. The speakers were Joyce K. Antler, Chairpersonof the American Studies Department, Howard Zinn, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Boston University, and Nathan Glazer, Professor Emeritus of Education and Sociology, Harvard University. 2 Tapes.

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    1 1/2 in. original; 1 1/2 in. copy; 1 docs.

  • Record Group

    Video Collection

  • Place Recorded

    Rapaporte Treasure Hall