Two Weeks in May: Revisiting Minnesota State University, Mankato's Past

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Two Weeks in May: Revisiting Minnesota State University, Mankato's Past

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When James F. Nickerson took the reins as the new president of Mankato State College in July 1966, the college was rapidly expanding. It was also a time of social unrest in the United States and in Mankato. "Two Weeks in May," uses historic photos, documents, newspapers, film footage, and recorded interviews, to tell the story of the 1972 Vietnam Was student protests at Mankato State College. Years after the events Nickerson would reminisce on those weeks in May 1972 and conclude, that it was a positive reflection of the American way. It was "democracy in action." -- Back cover.

Publication Date

2017

Publisher

Library Services, Minnesota State University, Mankato

City

Mankato, MN

Keywords

documentary film, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Two Weeks in May, history, Vietnam War, student protests, Out of Chaos, James F. Nickerson

Disciplines

Higher Education | Social History | United States History

Two Weeks in May: Revisiting Minnesota State University, Mankato's Past

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