30th Anniversary of the Columbia University Student Protests

May 01, 1998

A look back at the political resistance on college campuses, specifically the Columbia University Strike of 1968.


  • Juan Gonzalez, co-host of Democracy Now, columnist at the New York Daily News, in 1968 was a leader of the Columbia protest.
  • Bill Sales, is now the chair of African-American Studies at Seton Hall University, in 1968 was a leader of the Black students at Columbia University.
  • Nancy Bieberman, President of Womens Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDCO), in 1968 was one of the leaders of the Columbia strike.