Interviewees discuss NC State student response to national events.
1970 Peace Retreat
Richard Gusler describes NC State's reaction to the Cambodian Campaign during the Vietnam War and the 1970 campus Peace Retreat.
1970 Peace Retreat
Cathy Sterling recalls the response of universities nationwide to the Kent State student shootings and discusses the development of the Peace Retreat on the NC State campus in May 1970.
Terry Carroll discusses the 1970s counterculture and how the Vietnam War affected students' lives on campus.
Campaigning for John Anderson, 1980
J. D. Hayworth remembers his first experiences assisting in a presidential campaign.
Fire in my Gut
Terry Carroll recalls how he became interested in Student Government following his return to campus after two years of service in the Vietnam War.
Hayworth Education Land Grant Act
J.D. Hayworth describes his work as a congressman on the Hayworth Education Land Grant Act of 2000 (HELGA) and it's national impact on K-12 education. He talks about the law continuing the land-grant mission in education.
Iranian Students on Campus, 1979
J. D. Hayworth recalls the 1979 hostage crisis in Tehran and the measures taken to ensure the safety of Iranian students attending NC State.
Pearl Harbor Sunday
William Friday recalls his reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Friday also discusses how NC State contributed to the war effort and his general thoughts about the war stating, "War changes everything."
Problem-solving at NC State
Brigadier General Jennings talks about problem-solving skills--especially the importance of defining the problem--that he learned as an NC State student, and he reflects on how that affected his professional, personal and military careers.
Student Government Reacts to Fee Increases
Stephen Rea discusses the Student Government reaction to proposed fee increases during the heightened inflation of 1980.
Student Reactions to the Vietnam War
Woody Taylor talks about some of the NC State students who later served in the military during the Vietnam War. During the early 1960s, when they attended college, there wasn't any opposition to the war.