September 30, 1964 : First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley

Introduction

The first large-scale antiwar demonstration in the United States is staged at the University of California at Berkeley, by students and faculty opposed to the war. Nevertheless, polls showed that a majority of Americans supported President Lyndon Johnson’s policy on the war.

Article Details:

September 30, 1964 : First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley

  • Author

    History.com Staff

  • Website Name

    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    September 30, 1964 : First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-large-scale-antiwar-demonstration-staged-at-berkeley

  • Access Date

    December 11, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks