Rice University students and faculty protesting outdoors during Masterson presidency controversy, wearing "It Can't Happen Here" signs
Rice University students and faculty protesting outdoors, during the controversy over Dr. William Masterson’s presidency. A number of the protestors are wearing small “It Can't Happen Here" signs pinned to their jackets. There are two young children in the crowd and a photographer is crouching in the foreground. 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; Youth protest movements--Texas--Houston; Rice University--Presidents--Controversies; More... Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983--Resignation from office; Masterson, William H. (William Henry), 1914-1983--Faculty Less...
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