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Clark Article: Wrath and Rapture in the Cult of Athletics
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Item TitleClark Article: Wrath and Rapture in the Cult of Athletics
Description16 p. A typed copy of Robert D. Clark's article, written during his tenure as president of San Jose State College, on the nature of athletics, their relation to passions and politics, racial discrimination, and a controversial symbolic action on the awards stand at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics by two winning runners, black students from San Jose State.
Number of pages16
LC SubjectAthletics
Civil rights movements
Black power
Universities and colleges -- Administration
ThemeCivil Rights and Race
Free Speech and Demonstration
PeopleCarlos, John, 1945-
Smith, Tommie, 1944-
Edwards, Harry, 1942-
Corporate NamesSan Jose State College
Olympic Games (19th : 1968 : Mexico City, Mexico)
Place NamesEugene, Oregon
San Jose (Calif.)
Mexico City (Mexico)
AuthorClark, Robert Donald, 1910-2005
Date of Original1969?
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RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
Collection TitleRobert D. Clark Papers
Collection IdentifierColl. 285
Box Number22
Folder NameBlack Athletics, 1969, 1988
Ambrosia Folder285.bx22.6
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PublisherUniversity of Oregon;
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. University of Oregon Office of the President
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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