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Willard Straight Occupation Study Guide: 4. Newspapers, 1989-1999


  • “Alan Keyes: Memories of a Black Student at Cornell.” Cornell Review, April 1989, p. 10.
  • “Committee on Anniversary of Straight Takeover Folds.” Cornell Chronicle, February 9, 1989, p. 1.
  • “The Week That Was.” Ithaca Times, April 6-12, 1989, p. 6.
  • “Straight Takeover Continues to Split CU Community.” Ithaca Journal, April 19, 1989, p. 3A.
  • “20 Years After Takeover Divestment Issue Burns.” Ithaca Journal, April 19, 1989, p. 1A.
  • “The Takeover of Willard Straight Hall – 25 Years Later.” Cornell Chronicle, April 14, 1994, p. 1.
  • “25 Years Later, Protest Stirs Mixed Responses the 1969 Takeover at Cornell University Library Changed the Lives of the Students and Faculty Involved.” Syracuse Herald American, April 17, 1994, p. E1, Rebecca James
  • “With Respect to the Straight.” Ithaca Journal, April 19, 1989, p. 12A.
  • “Reflections on the Crisis of April ’69.” Ithaca Journal, April 19, 1989, p. 12A.
  • “’69 Radical Returns to Campus, Bearing A Healing Gift.” New York Beacon, May 17, 1995, Ben Dobbin, p. 11.
  • “James A. Perkins Cornell University President During the ‘60s.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 30, 1998, p. E5.
  • “Cornell ’69 Author Says Student Takeover 30 Years Ago Opened Some Doors, Closed Others.” Herald American, March 21, 1999, p. 22, Laura T. Ryan.
  • “Guns on Campus.” Washington Times, April 28, 1999, p. A2.
  • “Anniversary Commemoration Focuses on the Positive Legacy of the Takeover.” Cornell Chronicle, May 6, 1999, p. 7.
  • “Book on Events Around the ’69 Straight Takeover Selling Well on Campus.” Cornell Chronicle, May 6, 1999, p. 8.
  • “Forum Finds Various Views on Cornell ’69 – The Events and Book.” Cornell Chronicle, May 6, 1999, p. 7.
  • “Campus Crisis.” Wall Street Journal, May 20, 1999, Daniel Silver, p. A8.


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If Cornell does not have the issue(s) of the newspaper title(s), then try to attain through Interlibrary Loan.