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50 Years Ago Today; A Campus in Conflict

By David McCartney, University Archivist Tuesday, December 5, marks the 50-year anniversary of what was to that date the largest anti-war protest on the UI campus. Over 200 demonstrators gathered outside the Iowa Memorial to protest the presence of Dow Chemical representatives who were on campus to interview prospective employees. There were 18 arrests andContinue reading “50 Years Ago Today; A Campus in Conflict”