Press conference with Dr. Masterson during the during Masterson presidency controversy, setting up recording devices, Rice University
Dr. William Masterson, seated at a table with Board of Trustees member Herbert Allen, during the controversy over his presidency of Rice University. A man is standing beside Allen, adjusting microphones and wires, while another man crouches beside the table with a recording device, in preparation for an interview with Masterson. The technician in the foreground has a small sign which reads “It Can’t Happen Here” fastened to his belt. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
A five-day controversy rose on the campus of Rice University in February 1969 following the appointment of Dr. William H. Masterson by the Board of Trustees as the university's new President to succeed Kenneth Pitzer, who had resigned in August 1968.
Events; Rice University--History; Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983; Rice University--Presidents--Controversies; Allen, Herbert, 1907-1990; More... Trusts and trustees--Texas--Houston; Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983--Resignation from office; Rice University--Presidents--Controversies--Press coverage; Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983--Faculty Less...
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