Working with President Shannon in the 1960's, 1999.

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Saunier, Paul Pierre, 1919-. Working with President Shannon in the 1960's, 1999.

Working with President Shannon in the 1960's, 1999.

Saunier's speech before the University of Virginia Retired Faculty Association discusses his work as Assistant to the President for University Relations and Development. He discusses four crises and some minor incidents he handled with Shannon including the refusal of a proposed alumni buyout of a losing football coach ("the University of Virginia does not break its contracts"); a student protest over lack of a Thanksgiving vacation and subsequent riot; Cabell Hall speeches by Gus Hall (attended by John Dos Passos) and George Lincoln Rockwell (opposed by Gov. Albertis S. Harrison and supported by columnist James J. Kilpatrick); and the student riots and strike of1970. Minor incidents described include legislative demand for more in-state students; an April Fool's article that had him appointed president of U.C. Berkeley; and Rockwell's murderer enrolling as a U. Va. extension student.

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