Council To Support Anti-War Strike;
To Arrange Mass Meeting With L.I.U.
To Walk Out Of Classrooms
On Friday, April 13,
At 11 O'clock
militant demonstration to be held on Friday, April 13 as an anti-war
protest will have the complete support of Student Council according to
a motion passed almost unanimously by that body at a special meeting
held Tuesday evening.
On April 13, the
last day of National Defense Week, all members of the student and
faculty corps who are opposed to war as a means of settling
international disputes will quietly walk out of their third hour
classes at eleven o'clock, assemble under competent leaders and march
to the Long island University Campus. There the massed Brooklyn College
students and the assembled and cooperating Long Island University
student body and faculty will he addressed on the war problem by
students will return in time for their fourth hour classes. According
to statements made at the Council meeting, this demonstration is not an
isolated movement since colleges all over the United States have
decided that the week beginning April 6 will be devoted to organired,
orderly activities directed against The motion for Council support of
the movement was opposed by only one dissenting vote, by Phoebe Dare,
Council Representative of the upper senior class.
chairman of Junior-Freshman Committee, proposed that a committee, to
consist of two members from each of the eight classes, one a Council
member and one a non-Council member, be formed to coordinate the
general "walk out." Sylvia Wence, representative for the lower junior
class, was unanimously chosen to head this committee.
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