- Item 12576 - Student Strike Spring 1970
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- Item 12576
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Student Strike photograph from the Echo, Spring 1970, taken by Mike Harvey '72. The National Student Association declared a student strike across the nation when President Nixon sent U.S. troops into Cambodia in 1970, escalating the war in Southeast Asia. A few days after student protesters at Kent State were fired upon and killed, Colby students staged a nonviolent protest, marching from the campus to the Waterville Post Office and joined the nation-wide student strike.Show Details