Thomas F. McDaniel, Ph.D.
"Chi ni wa Heiwa / Peace on Earth"
Sermon Preached in Japanese on April 29, 1969,
at the Oppama Dendosho,
In April 1969 there was much political turmoil
on university campuses all over Japan with the intent
of controlling the outcome of the renegotiation of the
peace treaty with the United States in 1970.
Kanto Gakuin University campus was barricaded
by students claiming
ai wa kakumei de aru !
"love is revolution!"
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1969 CAMPUS BARRICADE
1969 dormitory fire - suspected of being arson
destroyed two dormitories
Administration Building barricaded by students in their "ramen" revolution
students reigning from the roofs with rocks, molotov cocktails, and staves
Click on the following numbers for historical summaries
and data on the Zengakuren Revolutionary Movement
(1) (2) (3)