First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley - HISTORY
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1964

First large scale antiwar demonstration staged at Berkeley

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.

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