1969-1970

 

The Faculty

 

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William H. Veatch, Ph. M., Director of Forensics and Lecturer in Speech

 

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Remy Wilcox, Assistant Director of Forensics

Pi Kappa Delta National Debate Champion, 1961

 

The Yearbook

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Whitman News

A.     ASWC President MacLeod resigns

B.     Soccer club goes on first trips

C.    Constitutional Revision Committee presents a new Constitution

D.    Lillion Gish, famous actor, visits the campus

E.     Moratorium from classes is held to protest Vietnam

F.     A massive movement starts in favor of off-campus housing

G.    Earth Day gains popularity on the campus

 

Speech Courses

SPEECH 11, 12. Fundamentals of Speech, 3 hours.

SPEECH 41. Theory and Practice of Discussion, 3 hours.

SPEECH 42. Argumentation and Persuasion, 3 hours.

SPEECH 43, 44. Principles and Practice of Debate, 2 hours.

SPEECH 51. Business and Professional Speech, 3 hours.

SPEECH 53. Introduction to Radio and Television, 3 hours.

SPEECH 85, 86. Senior Honors Course, 3 hours.

 

World News

A.     A coup in Libya brings Gaddafi to power.

B.     The Chicago 8 trial begins.

C.    Wal-Mart incorporates

D.    Nixon addresses the “silent majority”

E.     Dave Thomas opens a new restaurant called “Wendys”

F.     Photos are published of the Mai Lai massacre

G.    A new version of the draft begins

H.    Fred Hampton and Mark Clark are assassinated by the Chicago Police

I.       The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect

 

 

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Pi Kappa Delta Award Winners for 1970

 

Team Awards

Remy took Don Alperstein and Woody Leonhard to the penitentiary to debate "Resolved: that marijuana should be legalized in the United States."

Don wrote on to say: Woody Leonard and I brought home several trophies that year, although I couldn't be specific as to what placements or tournament they represented. We also traveled the state to serve as judges for high school competitions.

 

Some of the team members this year include: Anne Paxton, Donald Alperstein, John Miller, Wayne Holt, Greg Leonhard, Ron Johnston, and Jim Abbott.