We have asked the Administration to grant these demands by noon today:
- The arbitrary and vengeful charges against our leaders and our organizations must be
- There must be no new punishments for protesting Administration policies.
- Immediate and substantial improvements in the regulations must be made.
Proper policies and regulations have been proposed by the organizations affected. The
Administration has refused to consider these proposals, or even to admit that a problem
exists. Instead of facing the real issues, the Administration is trying to stamp out
protest by attacking the leaders and the organizations involved.
THE CHANCELLOR HAS TAKEN HIS DIRECT ACTION.
NOW WE MUST TAKE OURS .
We have published our platform, asked for public discussion, petitioned, sent
delegations, demonstrated, held a moral protest. Yesterday we demanded, and now we await a
If no satisfactory reply is given by noon, we will begin massive direct action to force
the Administration to heed us.
WE MUST PROTECT OUR LEADERS, OUR ORGANIZATIONS, AND THE STUDENTS AND TA'S WHO PROTEST
UNFAIR POLICIES. THE NEEDS OF THE STUDENTS MUST BE MET.
EXCEPT TO THREATEN AND HARM US, THE MACHINE OF THE ADMINISTRATION IGNORES US.
WE WILL STOP THE MACHINE.
COME TO THE TO THE NOON RALLY (Joan Baez will be there) BRING BOOKS, FOOD,
AND SLEEPING BAGS.