Secretary McNamara faces the multitudes protesting his visit.
Students discuss race relations in the Winthrop Junior Common Room.
The successor of notoriously charismatic President Derek C. Bok, Rudenstine was considered a little too mild.
Students protest after Leonard Jeffries gives a controversial speech.
Rudenstine entered his presidency with two primary goals: to bring the University closer together, and to run a successful capital campaign.
Students from on-campus groups such as Harvard Hillel, the Harvard College Democrats, and the Catholic Students Association, to name a few, expressed their discontent by planning to hold a rally in front of Emerson Hall during Leonard Jeffries' speech.
This cartoon appeared in the October 6, 1990 issue of The Crimson with the title: “University Falls Prey to Economic Malaise.”
Derrick Bell speaks at a student organized, Harvard Law School rally for faculty diversity.
William F. Weld in the October 23, 1990, issue of The Harvard Crimson in the lead up to the 1990 Massachusetts Gubernatorial election.
Neil L. Rudenstine served as University President from 1991 to 2001.
Student and follower of Timothy F. Leary, Lisa Bieberman ’63 helped organize a public protest against the firing of Alpert.
Richard Alpert in the May 28, 1963 issue of The Harvard Crimson following the Harvard Corporation’s decision to terminate his appointment.