Campus protests, 1970
SubjectFranklin and Marshall College
Initial footage shows student protests outside East Hall (then the College administration building) on or about April 30, 1970 concerning the College's refusal to rehire popular history and sociology professors Henry Mayer and Anthony Lazroe. Additional footage depicts student protests in early May (on present-day Hartman Green) of the April 30th U.S. invasion of Cambodia and the May 4th killing of four Kent State students in Ohio by National Guard troops during a campus Vietnam War protest. Film ends with F&M student peace march to Penn Square. Film is silent and in color. Footage courtesy of Jerry Abrams (F&M 1973).