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Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Richard W. Lyman

Abstract

This book provides a rare insider's look at one school's experience of dramatic political unrest during the late 1960s and early 1970s. It provides a unique perspective on the events that roiled the campus during this period—a period in which the author served as Stanford University's vice president, provost, and then president. In a cross between memoir and history, the book guides us through major cases of arson, including the destruction of the president's office, the notorious “Cambodia Spring” of 1970—when dozens of students and police were injured—and the forced resignation of another St ... More

Keywords: Stanford University, political unrest, Cambodia Spring, arson, Stanford president, campus, students, police

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780804760799
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard W. Lyman, author