Vietnam War teach-in records, 1965-1966.
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The Rutgers University Office of Public Information, a division of University Communications, is responsible for coordinating communications and events involving Rutgers and outside media. The records in this group relate to the three teach-ins held at Rutgers University on Apr. 9, 1965, Sept. 29-30, 1965 and Oct. 14, 1965. The first teach-in, organized by Rutgers faculty, was billed as an all-night open discussion on American foreign policy with regard to Vietnam. Public controversy was sparked...
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Clarence Douglas Dillon, born while his parents were traveling in Geneva, Switzerland on August 21, 1909, pursued a varied career of investment banking, public service and diplomacy, including service in three presidential administrations. Educated at Groton school in Groton, Massachusetts, Dillon graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1931. After briefly joining his father''s Wall Street investment firm, Dillon, Read and Co., Dillon joined the New York Stock exchange. Dillon left ...