February 02, 1970 : Antiwar protestors sue Dow Chemical

Introduction

Antiwar protestors take legal action in an attempt to prove that the Dow Chemical Company is still making napalm. Dow had claimed that it had stopped making napalm. Members of the antiwar movement filed suit against the Dow Chemical Company in a Washington, D.C., court. The plaintiffs were trying to force the company to disclose all government contracts to prove that the company was still making napalm.

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February 02, 1970 : Antiwar protestors sue Dow Chemical

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    History.com Staff

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    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    February 02, 1970 : Antiwar protestors sue Dow Chemical

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    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antiwar-protestors-sue-dow-chemical

  • Access Date

    November 21, 2017

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