Brooklyn Bridge Speeches & Audio

NYPD Rushes Occupied Columbia Buildings

(2) tv-pg

NYPD Rushes Occupied Columbia Buildings

(2 min) tv-pg

On April 23, 1968, students protesting the construction of a gymnasium on public park land in Harlem spontaneously took over Columbia University's administrative building. An on-the-scene report describes the event as police pull protestors from the building.