March 29, 1934, Page 4
HISTORY PROFESSOR TALKS AT WAR RALLY
Professor Jesse Dunmore
Clarkson of the History department addressed the Social Science Club at
an anti-war rally yesterday. Professor Clarkson began by saying that he
knew nothing about the economic roots of war, the topic he had been
asked to discuss, but that he was willing to answer questions.
In the course of the
ensuing discussion, Professor Clarkson stated that wars were nurtured
in an economic soil, but that their direct causes were of a political
nature. He said that an anti-war movement had great chances of success
at the present time, and urged students to join such a movement.
Dorothy Sapan, president
of the Social Science Club, read a letter from Professor Thomas E.
Coulton, who urged peace and brotherly love as the means of fighting
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