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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


March 18, 1968
University students and faculty protested the campus visit of a job recruiter for Dow Chemical Company, the maker of napalm and herbicides used by the United States military in Vietnam. Fifteen protestors were arrested for attempting to block the entrance to Gardner Hall, where the recruiter was located.
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March 27, 1968
A three-day homecoming for Carolina Playmakers alumni/alumnae was held.
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