Forum: Carol Smith, "The Struggle for Free Speech at CCNY 1931-42"
Presentation will include police surveillance photos, cartoons and
graphics documenting the student and faculty activism at the City
College of NY spawned by the Depression and the rise of fascism in
This activism brought repeated crackdowns by the administration
and culminated in the dismissal of 50 CCNY faculty & staff -- the
largest academic purge in US history.