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NYU Student Protest

Free New University Conference. 2 Washington Square North, NYU. Beginning June 15, 1970.

New York, [1970]. Broadsheet measuring 55 × 43 cm, offset print to recto and verso. Very light wear to right margin; still very good or better.

Two-sided broadsheet advertising the Free New University Conference at NYU, "a bringing together of people alienated and horrified by the elitist structure of our universities and our society. Formed in a time of imperialist aggression and domestic repression, NUC is part of the fight for the liberation of all peoples. We commit ourselves to political struggle for a new, American form of socialism" (2). Printed to recto is a raised fist holding the torch of the NYU logotype, with the name of the organization below, as well as a schedule of lectures held as part of the NUC, such as "How to Liberate a University" by Irving Sarnoff, Professor of Psychology. The text to verso explains the changed position of the university following the massive student protests that shook North America in 1970, after which students organized to pressure the administration and faculty into acknowledging the supposed injustices of the Nixon regime. Among the short articles are "Welcome to summer session at New York University," "The Fallacy of Academic Freedom," "The Business of NYU," and "A Sample Trustee: Roswell L. Gilpatric." A striking relic on the events of 1970 from a New York perspective.

As of February 2021, KVK and OCLC show two copies, both in North America.

Book ID: 50114

Price: $350.00