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Kemerer, Frank R.; And Others – 1973
From the late 1960s to the spring of 1970 there was an acceleration of anti-war protest and political movements. At Stanford University this period was characterized by controversy, deep divisions within the university community, disruption of classes, student strikes, and the presence of uniformed police on campus. In this environment of…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Decision Making, Faculty, Governance
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 1992
The Politics and Mass Media section of the proceedings contains the following eight papers: "Politics and the War on Drugs: Patterns of News Coverage" (Lisa Brockmeier); "The Challenge of Bearing Witness in Political Reporting: Making the Public Conversational Partners" (Karon Reinboth Speckman); "The Concrete-Avoidance…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Foreign Countries, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects
Spofford, Tim – 1988
The story of the 1970 Jackson State College slayings following an unruly anti-war demonstration by black students is pieced together via interviews with students wounded in the gunfire and other eyewitnesses, as well as an examination of public records, court testimony, and newspaper accounts. The events are presented in the context of the history…
Descriptors: Activism, Black Colleges, Black Students, Civil Disobedience
Small, William – 1970
From his vantage point as News Director of CBS News in Washington, the author examines the role of television news in our society and gives an insider's view of the day-to-day process of selecting and presenting news. Highlighting the book are in-depth discussions of past and recent news events. The Nixon "Checkers" speech, John…
Descriptors: Black Power, Commercial Television, Cultural Awareness, Current Events
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United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. – 1996
This special issue of "The State of the World's Children" marks the 50th anniversary year of UNICEF and its work on behalf of children. Chapter 1 examines how wars and civil conflicts are taking an enormous toll on children. The chapter outlines a proposed anti-war agenda as a vital step to prevent and alleviate the suffering of children…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Child Advocacy, Child Health, Child Safety
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Peltason, J. W. – 1995
This monograph is a transcript of a lecture given by Jack W. Peltason and the four responses by panelists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After a brief eulogy to David Dodds Henry, President of the University of Illinois (1955-71), the talk turns its focus to two decades of crisis for higher education--the 1960s and the 1990s.…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Planning, College Presidents, Educational Economics
Grimshaw, Allen D. – 1984
One of a series of resources for teaching sociology at the postsecondary level, this volume discusses the background, problems, and course format for an introductory course on war as a social problem. Material is divided into seven sections. Section 1 provides an introduction to the course. Section 2 contains the instructor's personal background…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation
Littleford, Michael S. – 1970
The subject of this paper is a black twelfth grade experimental class in the Problems of American Democracy conducted in the fall of the 1969 school year. They were concerned with studying the local black community in its past and present forms from a cross-cultural anthropological point of view. A conceptual scheme of natural history involved the…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Black Community, Black Culture, Community Study
Frusciano, Thomas J. – 1980
The history of military manpower policy and college student deferment is reviewed, with attention to the Selective Service College Qualification Test (SSCQT). By passage of the Selective Service Act of 1948, Congress recognized the need to maintain an adequate number of scientific, professional, and specialized personnel in both civilian and…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Armed Forces, College Students, Higher Education
Tucker, Robert A. – Cl Bull, 1970
Concerns the colors of the spectrum Lucan employs to depict the Roman civil war. (DS)
Descriptors: Adjectives, Ancient History, Charts, Classical Literature
Nichols, Donald D. – 1990
This history depicts Oakland Community College (OCC) in Michigan as a microcosm of the dramatic events of the late 1960's and early 1970's. Four primary sources were used: the personal experiences of the author who worked at the college during this time; extensive interviews with staff, faculty, administrators, and students; newspaper accounts;…
Descriptors: Activism, Black Power, College Administration, Community Colleges
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Mangano, Ronald M.; Casebeer, Arthur L. – NASPA Journal, 1971
The authors conclude that only a catastrophe of universal proportions can sway the activist from his evolutionary course into extended violence. The federal government might well impose or cause an all encompassing catastrophe to halt the tide of student activism which is bent on altering the character of American society. (Author)
Descriptors: Activism, College Students, History, Student Alienation
Spreitzer, Elmer; And Others – 1971
This study replicates earlier research on student activism, but within the context of a non-elite and relatively apolitical university campus, namely, Bowling Green University. A basic finding of the earlier research is that student activists represent an extension of parental values rather than a generational rebellion. This paper tests the…
Descriptors: Activism, College Students, Family Attitudes, Family Influence
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Pugh, M. D.; And Others – Sociology and Social Research, 1971
Revision of paper read at the American Sociological Association Meeting, Denver, Colorado, August 1971. (NQ)
Descriptors: Activism, Demonstrations (Civil), Parent Influence, Political Affiliation
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Gustainis, J. Justin; Hahn, Dan F. – Communication Quarterly, 1988
Claims that Vietnam War protestors were not instrumental in bringing it to an end. Contends that their rhetorical strategies may have actually harmed their cause, and that Middle Americans only became disenchanted when the oft-promised victory in Vietnam proved elusive and the casualties began to mount. (MS)
Descriptors: Activism, Audience Analysis, Capitalism, Civil Disobedience
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