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Letter from Al Vann to Mr. Chandler: New College Must be Four Year College

In this letter from Al Vann, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Coalition, Vann forcefully reasserts his organization's demand that the new college be both a 4-year institution and community controlled. Addressed to Porter R. Chandler, Chairman of the Board of Higher Education, Vann accuses the Board of not taking seriously his community's demands. The letter was sent just 11 days after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., a fact referred to by Vann towards the letter's end.

Source | CUNY Central Archives
Creator | Vann, Al
Date Created | April 15, 1968
Rights | Obtain From CUNY Central Archives
Item Type | Text
Cite This document | Vann, Al, “Letter from Al Vann to Mr. Chandler: New College Must be Four Year College,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed March 2, 2024, https://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/2652.

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