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  • Karpen, Joseph
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  • 1968
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  • On October 15, 1968, the University of Washington hosted a large-scale "Resistance Teach-In," sponsored by the University Draft Resistance Union and the UW Department of Philosophy. Black Panther and Peace and Freedom Party presidential candidate Eldridge Cleaver was invited to speak but was not able to attend because of a parole violation. Instead, speakers included Hilary Putnam, a Harvard University philosophy professor and anti-draft activ... more
    On October 15, 1968, the University of Washington hosted a large-scale "Resistance Teach-In," sponsored by the University Draft Resistance Union and the UW Department of Philosophy. Black Panther and Peace and Freedom Party presidential candidate Eldridge Cleaver was invited to speak but was not able to attend because of a parole violation. Instead, speakers included Hilary Putnam, a Harvard University philosophy professor and anti-draft activist, Tran Van Dinh, former South Vietnamese ambassador, Cleaver's wife, Kathleen Cleaver, Todd Gitlin, the former president of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), George Murray, the Minister of Education for the Black Panther Party, and Art Melville, a Guatemalan priest, among others. The first day of the teach-in lasted for over twelve hours, over the course of which around 8,000 students attended. During the speeches by Black Panther Party members including Kathleen Cleaver and Murray, there was an estimated 1,500 people in the audience... less
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