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"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, 4/12/00

Identifier: 768

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.


  • 4/12/00



1 Items

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

1/2 in.

Existence and Location of Copies

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

Materials Specific Details

3.5 hours

Record Group

Video Collection

Place Recorded

Rapaporte Treasure Hall

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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