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Students erect a cemetery on Bascom Hill as a memorial to the casualties the class of 1968 suffered in Vietnam at University of Wisconsin .

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This photograph shows an overflow crowd of more than 1,000 students packed the University of Wisconsin Social Sciences Building on April 1, 1965, for a 10-hour "teach-in" against the Vietnam War. At Universities across the country professors,…

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Students and Faculty protested Vietnam by participating in Teach-Ins, in which anti-war speakers and lecturers spoke and academic dialogue was built. This Drug Teach-In took place in January of 1968 at the University of Michigan. The University of…

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The Ring Tum Phi article covered the planned picketing and pray-in at Washington and Lee University about the Vietnam Conflict in October, 1965. The event involved students and community members such as the reverend at R.E. Lee Episcopal Church.…

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This photograph shows members of the National Guard standing watch around the charred remains of a burned Kent State ROTC building in the wake of protests and shooting, Reaction to news of us involvement in Cambodia prompted a wave of student…

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"This Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by John Filo shows 14 year-old Mary Ann Vecchio kneeling over the body of Jeffrey Miller after he was killed by Ohio National Guard troops on the campus of Kent State University on May 4, 1970." The tragedy on…

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"Wounded Kent State student John Cleary is attended to by other students, who helped save his life. (Kent State University)"

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Nixon took the opportunity presented by Cambodia’s March 18th coup, which replaced the neutral leader with a pro-American general, to consider ground action in Cambodia. On April 30, the President announced on national television that he had…

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"Students dive to the ground as the Ohio National Guard fires on faculty and students on May 4, 1970. (Kent State University)"

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Photograph of Harvard Square riots in 1970 in which "some 3,000 demonstrators, protesting the war in Southeast Asia, marched on the Square, leaving “cars wrecked, trash bins on fire, windows smashed.” Harvard itself, he said, like campuses across…
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