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This black and white photograph shows students at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration was attended by about 1,200 college students in protest to the United States involvement in Cambodia asking 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 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: 213153
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.56.1970 *7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213153

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