The "Sixties" Come to North Texas State University, 1968-1972

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North Texas State University and the surrounding Denton community enjoyed a quiet college atmosphere throughout most of the 1960s. With the retirement of President J. C. Matthews in 1968, however, North Texas began witnessing the issues most commonly associated with the turbulent decade, such as the struggle for civil rights, the anti-Vietnam War movement, the fight for student rights on campus, and the emergence of the Counterculture. Over the last two years of the decade, North Texas State University and the surrounding community dealt directly with the 1960s and, under the astute leadership of President John J. Kamerick, successfully endured ... continued below

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Phelps, Wesley Gordon December 2004.

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North Texas State University and the surrounding Denton community enjoyed a quiet college atmosphere throughout most of the 1960s. With the retirement of President J. C. Matthews in 1968, however, North Texas began witnessing the issues most commonly associated with the turbulent decade, such as the struggle for civil rights, the anti-Vietnam War movement, the fight for student rights on campus, and the emergence of the Counterculture. Over the last two years of the decade, North Texas State University and the surrounding community dealt directly with the 1960s and, under the astute leadership of President John J. Kamerick, successfully endured trying times.

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Phelps, Wesley Gordon. The "Sixties" Come to North Texas State University, 1968-1972, thesis, December 2004; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc4654/: accessed October 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .