• Creator
  • Karpen, Joseph
  • Created Date
  • 1969
  • Description
  • In March of 1969, four University of Washington students were set to have a hearing on whether they should be suspended for forcing a United Fruit Company representative off of campus on February 24th. The four students were Ed Mormon, William Bernstein, Karen Daenzer, and Robbie Stern. Their hearing was to take place in the Forestry Lounge in Anderson Hall on campus and they encouraged students to come. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)... more
    In March of 1969, four University of Washington students were set to have a hearing on whether they should be suspended for forcing a United Fruit Company representative off of campus on February 24th. The four students were Ed Mormon, William Bernstein, Karen Daenzer, and Robbie Stern. Their hearing was to take place in the Forestry Lounge in Anderson Hall on campus and they encouraged students to come. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), planned a rally in front of the Husky Union Building (HUB) to support the four students. Arthur Melville, a Roman Catholic priest and former missionary in Guatemala would speak about United Fruit Company's presence in Guatemala before the protesters would march to Anderson Hall to watch the hearing. The Young Republicans distributed leaflets criticizing SDS and exhorting students to show the university administration that SDS was not welcome on campus. When SDS protesters reached Anderson Hall, the room was already at full capacity. This... less
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