Stars and Stripes 4-13-1968 Europe’s Students on Rampage of Reform (Stars and Stripes)

A couple of days after the shooting of German student leader Rudi Dutschke, Stars and Stripes ran an interesting Associate Press news analysis piece about the increasingly active students of Europe. Interestingly the piece talks at length about concurrent student protests within the Iron Curtain; protests for more freedom and openness. While the 1968 protests of western students are covered and celebrated in hundreds of books and articles today; the protests of students on the other side of the Iron Curtain are essentially forgotten.

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