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Inventory of the Graduate Theological Union Strike Bulletin, 1970
GTU 94-7-03  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: GTU Strike Bulletin,
    Date (inclusive): 1970
    Accession number: GTU 94-7-03
    Shelf location: 3/C/4
    Creator: Graduate Theological Union
    Size: 1 file folder
    Small Collections Box 2, ff 6
    Repository: The Graduate Theological Union.
    Berkeley, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Graduate Theological Union Strike Bulletin, GTU 94-7-03, The Graduate Theological Union Archives, Berkeley, CA.

    Access Points

    Graduate Theological Union -- Curricula
    Graduate Theological Union -- Students -- Political activities
    Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements
    Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- California -- Berkeley
    Student movements -- California -- Berkeley
    Educational change -- California -- Berkeley
    Peace -- Religious aspects


    The Graduate Theological Union Strike Bulletin was published during the period of intense protest against the Vietnam War in May 1970. The student strike was a "unified action by the Graduate Theological Union against United States involvement in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. The most recent escalation of the war and the response of students and other groups across the nation, including the shooting of students in Kent, Ohio, were catalysts for actions by groups within the GTU." Through the course of the strike, several committees (church contacts, military action, political action, etc.) were set up to address various issues such as protests against the war, draft resistance, product boycotts, racism, farm workers, and church renewal. Out of this grew a movement to "reconstitute our energies as an educational community" and present "an anti-war, Third World GTU counter curriculum" with guidelines for experimental programs.