A Clarkson Mosaic - page 328

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were assassinated. North Korea captured the
US surveillance ship, Pueblo. Vietnam Communists launched the Tet offensive against US
troops. Shirley Chisholm became the first black congresswoman. Peggy Fleming won the
world's figure skating title. Lyndon Johnson decided not to run for reelection. Chicago police
battled anti-Vietnam war demonstrators outside the Democratic nominating convention.
Student protesters trashed the Columbia University campus. Arthur Ashe became the first black
to win the US Open Tennis Championship. Jim Hines ran the 100 meters in 9.8 seconds. Bob
Gibson set World Series record with 17 strikeouts in the opening game. Jackie Kennedy wed
Aristotle Onassis. US won 45 gold, 28 silver, and 34 bronze medals at the Mexico City
Olympics. NBC cut off the last minute of the Jets-Raider football game to begin its regularly
movie. The public was reading Arthur Hailey's
, and watching
The Odd
Couple, Funny Girl, 2001
, and
Lion in Winter
at the movies.
Potsdam Airport
Woodstock Lodge
Who’s Who
New Buildings
Borrowed Police Car
Administrative Changes
Tome Hurley, Olympian
Student Disturbance
Chaperones’ Duties
Alumni College
Three at Once
ASME Award
Computer Cards
Industrial Fair
NSF Grant
Secretary of State
New PhD Programs
Stolen Portrait
Kid with the Sneaker
Paul Hyde Killed
Poku, All-American
“Champagne Train”
Senior Job Offers
Fifteen-year Comparison
Chess Champions
Annual Fund Record
Space Travel
Calendar Change
Lacrosse Star
Other Sports
“Nightmare on Elm Street”
Potsdam Airport
. In August, Clarkson deeded Damon Field, acquired in 1944, to the village of
Woodstock Lodge
. This sandstone home on the estate was dedicated in October as the student
social center on the hill.
This century-and-a-half-old building, originally built by Augustus Clarkson in 1827,
was completely renovated, and featured a large rathskeller in the lower area. This new room
was decorated in an "English Pub" atmosphere, with massive timbers on the walls and wooden
tables throughout; three operational fireplaces provided additional charm. Its beer prices were
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