|Title||Poster; Committee for Undisrupted Education, signed by Richard M. Nixon|
Plain light tan poster of medium weight paper with printed black lettering. Heading reads "Strike / OUT!! / We Came To Learn..." The remaining text explains the motivation for the formation of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln student group the Committee for Undisrupted Education (CUE). The final section solicits donations for the group. Officers listed at lower proper right.
In blue ink at upper proper left is "Best wishs(sic) to C.U.E. on it's fine project Richard M. Nixon."
|Year Range from||1970|
|Year Range to||1971|
|Place of Origin||USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln|
|Used||USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln|
Vlasak, Robert J.
Larson, Ralph E.
|History||The week of May 4 to May 11 at UNL was a week of protests and rallies against President Nixon's ordering troops into Cambodia (April 30, 1970) and the shooting of protestors by National Guardsmen at Kent State University (May 4, 1970). The week began with a rally at the Student Union that led to a march on the Draft Board office, which resulted in the arrest of 13 people. A group of students went on to organize a sit-in at the ROTC building. The week culminated with a campus strike from May 5-11. The Committee for Undisrupted Education (CUE) was formed specifically to oppose the strike.|
|Credit line||Thomas Pelowski, Lincoln, NE|