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Class Notes–1950s


Arts & Sciences Reunion June 23−26, 2016


Robert Peters BA recounted his experience watching Martin Luther King Jr. stride confidently into Montgomery, Alabama, in March 1965 in an article in the Eugene Register-Guard. Peters, who, at the time, was a young Methodist minister with three young boys at home and another on the way, was one of 150 people who formed a buffer to protect black marchers from hateful crowds along the route. Peters later became a public defender and a University of Oregon history professor before retiring in 2005.


Arts & Sciences Reunion June 23−26, 2016

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