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Action, May-June 1969

This issue of Action features a "forum" of five CUNY faculty reflecting on the "turmoil" present on college campuses across the nation. The professors' contributions reflect several perspectives on student protest efforts and the larger issues surrounding them.

was the monthly newspaper of the United Federation of College Teachers, one of the two main organizations that advocated for the concerns of CUNY employees before the formation in 1972 of the Professional Staff Congress, the union that has since represented CUNY faculty and professional staff. During this period, Action was edited by Bill Friedheim, an outspoken professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College and one of the subjects of our oral history interview on radicalism at BMCC.

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Source | Friedheim, Bill
Creator | United Federation of College Teachers
Date Created | May 1969 - June 1969
Rights | Obtain From United Federation of College Teachers
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | United Federation of College Teachers, “Action, May-June 1969,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 6, 2023,

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