This leaflet circulated on campus in May 1970. It urges students to go on strike to protest the Vietnam War, the shootings of protesters at Kent State University, and the jailing of Black Panther leader Bobby Seale.
In addition to these national issues, the existence of an Army ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps) unit on campus was a local component of MSU students' resistance to the war in Vietnam.
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College students all over the U.S. protested the Vietnam War, the shootings of student protesters at Kent State University, the imprisonment of Black Panther leaders, and related issues.
Historian Robbie Lieberman focused his research on protests at universities in the Midwest. Prairie Power was published in 2010.