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Radicals in the HeartlandThe 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois$
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Michael V. Metz

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780252042416

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.001.0001

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Spring Sputters to an End

Spring Sputters to an End

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(p.150) Chapter 26 Spring Sputters to an End
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Radicals in the Heartland
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Michael V. Metz

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0027

In a quiet end to a tumultuous year, Jim Kornibe was elected student-body president on a platform of increased student control. Daily Illini writer Linda Picone asked if the campus New Left had run out of steam with its year-long focus on teach-ins, gripe-ins, pray-ins, and educational days of protest, events high on edification but low on excitement. Some campus leaders shifted focus to CRJ, while others questioned the way forward, as student rebellions raged in France, China, and Mexico. Chancellor Peltason spoke with pride of the Project 500 program, likening it to university efforts for the handicapped.

Keywords:   Jim Kornibe, Linda Picone, teach-ins, gripe-ins, pray-ins, David Eisenman, Project 500, Centennial Convocation, Paul Schroeder, Jack Peltason, Citizens for Racial Justice

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