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This topic is related to course that has not been offered since Winter 2001. However, for students still interested in finding articles in Wartburg sources for how Wartburg reacted to and covered major world events, the following information is supplied.
Topics by Decade
All dates refer to articles in The Wartburg Trumpet.
To locate copies of this newspaper:
Copies are shelved under "Wartburg Trumpet' in journals (1st floor).
Copies are also available in Archives (3rc1 floor).
Some issues are kept on permanent reserve at the Service Desk.
World War II - 1941-1945 issues
Pearl Harbor -Dec. 7, 1941
Knights in the military - Jan. 15, 1944
Eisenach after the war - Sept. 29, 1945
Franklin Roosevelt dies - April 14, 1945 GI Bill -March 9, 1946
Truman-Dewey Election -Fall 1948 issues
Korean War -Jan. 13, 1951
Eisenhower-Stevenson election - October through November 1951 issues
Vietnam War protests -Fall 1969 issues
Peace Corps -Nov. 4, 1961
Berlin Crisis - October 14, 1961 Assassination of John Kennedy -Nov. 1963
Cambodia -Nov. 12, 1979
Anrnesty for draft dodgers and deserters - Oct. 12, 1973
Vietnam air campaign -December 10,. 1971
Selective Service policy changes -Oct. 1, 1971
Siege of U.S. Embassy inTehren, Iran- Nov. 12, 1979
Women's Liberation Movement: Bella Abzug -Sept. 18, 1978 Carter vs. Ford debate -Oct. 29, 1976
Nuclear power -Jan. 21, 1977 Alaskan pipeline -Sept. 26, 1975 Health food -Sept. 20, 1974
Master' s and Johnson report on sexuality -Oct. 25, 1974 and Nov. 1, 1974 Energy crisis - 1976 issues
Streakers - Oct. 18, 1993; also in 1974 Fortress (Wartburg yearbook)