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“We Refuse to Be ‘Good Germans’”: Germany in a Divided Decade, 1959–1969

Brian C. Etheridge

in Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter shows that while most West German officials believed that the apparent “anti-German wave” signified an upsurge in anti-German feeling, an examination of the constituent parts of the wave ... More


The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Jennifer M. Dueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume asks fundamental questions about the political impact of cultural institutions by exploring the power struggles for control over such institutions in Syria and Lebanon under French ... More


The Wars at Home

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines student activism at Cornell University that began in early 1965. Nathaniel Pierce convened the first meeting of Students for Education (SFE) on March 8 to air students' ... More


Educational Experiences and Medical Student Life, <i>c.</i>1880–1920

Laura Kelly

in Irish Medical Education and Student Culture, c.1850-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940599
eISBN:
9781786945037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940599.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 explores what students studied at Irish medical schools from the late nineteenth to early twentieth century, a period when medical curriculum underwent a series of reforms. Furthermore, the ... More


Brinksmanship, or Cornell on the Brink

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author talks about Cornell University’s dispute with the Afro-American Society (AAS) and black students in 1969 that put the school on the brink of a revolution. He begins by discussing the AAS’s ... More


Rebellion and Factionalism in Black and White

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author discusses the Students for a Democratic Society’s (SDS) involvement in the dispute between Cornell University and black students. The period from January to May 1969 witnessed Cornell ... More


Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Bruce Dancis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author of this book arrived at Cornell University in 1965 as a youth who was no stranger to political action. He grew up in a radical household and took part in the 1963 March on Washington as a ... More


First Year at Cornell: Runs, Pledges, and Sit-Ins

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author recalls his first year at Cornell University, where his involvement with the draft resistance and antiwar movements began. He arrived at Cornell in September 1965, but during his first ... More


SDS, South Africa, and the Security Index

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author discusses the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) decision to place him and other draft resisters on the Security Index, along with Cornell SDS’s program calling for the university’s ... More


The New Left and the Black Movement, 1965–1968

David Barber

in A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the Students for a Democratic Society’s (SDS) relationship to the black struggle through the most tumultuous years of the black movement’s existence: Black Power’s proclamation, ... More


Trials and Tribulations

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author recounts his trial and imprisonment as a result of his resistance to the draft. He first talks about his one-day trial before the U.S. District Court in Syracuse, presided by Judge Edmund ... More


The New Left and Feminism, 1965–1969

David Barber

in A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the New Left received the social struggles of white women; how that struggle opened new vistas for the New Left, particularly female members of Students for a Democratic ... More


The New Left Starts to Disintegrate

David Barber

in A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the struggles between Old Left understandings of race, gender, and empire, and New Left understandings in the period between the end of 1968 and the fall of 1969. During these ... More


From Resistance to Revolution

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author reflects on the revolutionary posturing that he and many other draft resisters adopted during the late 1960s. He describes himself as anti-Leninist and a pacifist, even as his commitment ... More


The New Left and the American Empire, 1962–1968

David Barber

in A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how the Students for a Democratic Society’ (SDS) came to understand the United States as an empire. It discusses how New Leftists saw in U.S. policy the outlines of a great ... More


From Protest to Resistance

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author talks about how he became involved with the draft resistance movement while studying at Cornell University. During his sophomore year at Cornell in September 1966, he began conferring with ... More


<i>Venceremos</i> Means “We Will Win”: The Venceremos Brigades, Cuba, and the U.S. Left

Teishan A. Latner

in Cuban Revolution in America: Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469635460
eISBN:
9781469635484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635460.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter One illuminates Cuba’s influence on the American Left at the height of the sixties era by examining the history of the Venceremos Brigade, an anti-imperialist Cuba solidarity organization ... More


Reasserting the Centrality of White Radicals

David Barber

in A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes Revolutionary Youth Movement (RYM) factions from mid-October 1969 to the great upheaval of May 1970. As the antiwar movement began to peak in November 1969, factions of the ... More


Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the concluding chapter, the focus remains on Hollywood representations of the counterculture. The chapter suggests, however, that from the mid-1960s, many counterculture-inflected actors, ... More


Casey Hayden: August 1960, National Student Association Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on October 31, 1937, in Victoria, Texas, Sandra Cason Hayden was exposed to student racial politics when she entered the University of Texas as a junior in 1957. Hayden became involved with the ... More


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