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Larry Goldon memoir

Repository: University of Illinois at Springfield. Archives/Special Collections

Collection Description (Extant): Golden, professor of Political Studies at Sangamon State University, discusses his family background, Jewish religion and anti-semitism, his education at the University of New Hampshire, and the development of his liberal views and involvement with radical social movements. He discusses pacifism and the anti-war movement of the 1960's; protests and demonstrations against the Vietnam War; Civil Rights and the battle against all types of racism; Nazi Germany and war crimes trials; and the St. Paul, Minnesota civil rights movement. He also discusses the 1972 presidential elections, the draft, Sangamon State University, the Justice and the Social Order Program there, and the American Civil Liberties Union. He also mentions the assassination of Martin Luther King, the My Lai Massacre, and corporate involvement with the Vietnam War.

Interview by Clifford Keith Wilson III, 1978

Access Copy Note: All material must be used in the archives reading room. Audio and videotapes and electronic records may be viewed in the Educational Technology Media Lab (LIB 140).

Transcript may be accessed at; transcript and digital audio files are also at the Illinois Digital Archives:

Collection URL: External Link

Date(s): 1978

Digital Status: Yes

Existing IDs: G565L

Extent: 6 tapes (540 mins.), transcript 102 pp.

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See collateral file: interviewer's notes, photograph and academic credentials.

Interviewees: Larry Goldon

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


American Civil Liberties Union
Civil rights movements--Minnesota
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Judaism
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements


Sound recordings


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