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The 1968 Protesters, Then and Now

Reunited Friday on campus were some of Columbia's 1968 radicals turned professionals. Shown at
Reunited Friday on campus were some of Columbia's 1968 radicals turned professionals. Shown at "Columbia 1968 + 40" are from left, Raymond Brown, Nancy Biberman, Robert Friedman and Mark Rudd. (By Helayne Seidman For The Washington Post)

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These are some of the people involved in the 1968 takeover of buildings at Columbia University.

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Nancy Biberman, 60

Role during protests: typed news releases at Strike Central, ran messages among strikers.

Résumé highlights: Legal Aid lawyer; taught at Harvard University, New York University and the City University of New York.

Current job: president, Women's Housing and Economic Development Corp., New York City.

Raymond Brown, 61

Role during protests: member, Steering Committee of Black Students of Hamilton Hall.

Résumé highlights: represented Darfur victims in the International Criminal Court; host of the TV program "Due Process."

Current job: criminal defense attorney, Woodbridge, N.J.

Mark Rudd, 60

Role during protests: chairman, Columbia chapter of Students for a Democratic Society.

Résumé highlights: helped found the Weather Underground, was a fugitive for seven years.


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