Stirrings on the Campus

Schrag, Peter
April 1961
New Republic;4/17/61, Vol. 144 Issue 16, p9
Offers a look at the student protest movement in the U.S. in 1960 and 1961. Indifference of students to politics from 1920 to 1959; Overview of forms of student activism and protests; Characterization of student causes; Involvement of deans and professors in political and social issues; Suggestion that student activism began with the peaceful protests of African Americans in the South.


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