Historical Archive
1969–1970
1969–1970
Lyman
The Axon
Land Use
Vietnam Moratorium
Off ROTC
Cambodia Strike
Trustee Reform (1968–1970)

1969–1970: Off ROTC April 29–30

April 29, 1970
Stanford Press Release
“The Off ROTC Movement at Stanford voted late Tuesday (April 28) to hold a disruptive sit-in at the President’s office …”
April 29, 1970
Stanford Press Release
Two releases: (1) “The biggest confrontation between students and police in Stanford campus history erupted Wednesday night (April 29).” (2) “The Off ROTC Movement, which switched to the peaceful sit-in tactic after being rebuffed in its plans for a disruptive occupation of the President’s office early Wednesday morning, announced it would hold another rally at 12:30 PM Thursday (April 30) in White Plaza.”
April 29, 1970
Stanford Press Release
News chronology for April 29, 1970.
April 30, 1970
Messages to Senator Fullbright and President Nixon
Text of a telegram President Pitzer sent to President Richard Nixon urging him not to extend the war to Cambodia.
May 1, 1970
Stanford Press Release
For the second straight night, police used tear gas to break up rock-throwing bands of ROTC protesters …”
May 2, 1970
Stanford Press Release
Three releases: (1) “Three shotgun blasts ripped into the Los Altos home of Stanford’s ROTC commander at 11:50 p.m. Friday (May1). No one was injured.” (2) Fifteen police officers from San Jose and Palo Alto were treated for various injuries at the emergency room at Stanford Hospital. (3) The San Jose Police Department will send no more forces to Stanford.