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This black and white photograph shows an anti-war rally on the steps of the state capitol in Topeka, Kansas. In the background, a banner reads "Pleading Kansas". The peaceful demonstration lead by university students was held to protest the United States' involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Robert Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.

Date: May 13, 1970

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Item Number: 213140
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.56 .1970 *10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213140

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