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The bombing of Sterling Hall : a documentary

Author: Christopher LeeKarleton Lewis ArmstrongPhil BallDon BucholtzMel GreenbergAll authors
Publisher: Madison, WI : Leemark Communication, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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In the early morning hours of August 24, 1970 a van loaded with six barrels of explosives blew up just outside the east wing of Sterling Hall on The University of Wisconsin campus in Madison. Those responsible were 4 men who called themselves the New Year's Gang and they were protesting America's involvement in the Vietnam War. The bombing was directed at the Mathematics Research Center which was an Army funded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Case studies
Named Person: Karleton Lewis Armstrong; Karleton Lewis Armstrong
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Lee; Karleton Lewis Armstrong; Phil Ball; Don Bucholtz; Mel Greenberg; Herb Hanson; Michael Molnar; Hugh Richards; Mary Taylor; Arthur Hove; Mike Zaleski; Leemark Communications.
OCLC Number: 63045046
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Performer(s): Narrator, Christopher Lee ; guests, Karl Armstrong, Phil Ball, Don Bucholtz, Mel Greenberg, Herb Hanson, Michael Molnar, Hugh Richards, Mary Taylor, Art Hove, Mike Zaleski.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., col. with b&w segments ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: by Christopher Lee.

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In the early morning hours of August 24, 1970 a van loaded with six barrels of explosives blew up just outside the east wing of Sterling Hall on The University of Wisconsin campus in Madison. Those responsible were 4 men who called themselves the New Year's Gang and they were protesting America's involvement in the Vietnam War. The bombing was directed at the Mathematics Research Center which was an Army funded facility located in Sterling Hall. 26 buildings on campus were damaged in the bombing and 4 people were injured and Robert Fassnacht, a physics researcher was killed. Dwight Armstrong, Karleton Armstrong and David Fine all served prison terms, but Leo Burt has never been found. This documentary explores the climate on the campus before and after the bombing and interviews the people who were involved.

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