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During the commencement ceremony, more than 100 students walk out on honorary degrees given to Arthur Goldberg, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N, and, Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara.
b/w photograph of commencement exercises, 6/8/66. NYU Archives Photo Collection.
Students walk out in protest against such distinction that not only recognizes the man [McNamara] but also represents the approval of his deeds pertaining to U.S. war policies in Vietnam.
b/w photograph of President Hester awarding Robert McNamara, 6/8/66. NYU Archives Photo Collection.
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