September 18, 2001

Teach-In Evokes Past, Future of C.U. Activism

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Five hundred Cornell community members gathered in Kennedy’s David L. Call Auditorium yesterday for “A University Teach-in,” at which faculty members shared their perspectives of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

“We’ve had some students who have asked, quite appropriately, ‘What is a teach-in?'” said President Hunter R. Rawlings III, who moderated the event. He explained that Cornell was among the first to offer teach-ins to the community in the 1960s. “The major intent is to try to shed light on these events and to provide experts