Demonstrating Your Rights: Student Protesting in 1969

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Updated Mon, Nov 4, 2013 11:42 am
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Thu, Oct 24, 2013

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Babe Finley
Sitting: Carol Towarnicky and Ken Steinhoff; Standing: Tom Hodson
Carol Towarnicky and Ken Steinhoff sit down with Tom Hodson and talk about their experiences with student activism is the 1960's and 70's.
Ken Steinhoff and Carol Towarnicky are on campus to give a joint presentation sponsored by the Ohio University History Association and the Athens County Historical Society and Museum, OU IS NOT YOUR MOTHER: Demonstrating for Student Rights at Ohio University.
 
Steinhoff and Towarnicky talk about their experiences with the Women's movement and the various kinds of activism that was on college campuses during such a tumultuous time.
 
Ken Steinhoff has had 49 years experience as a photojournalist. Steinhoff has been working in some form of the newspaper industry since the age of 12; from Florida to Missouri; The Post to The Athens Messenger (minus one summer at 16 when he worked construction).
 
It’s Towarnicky’s first time back to Athens in about 30 years. Recently retired from the Philadelphia Daily News, Towarnicky has spent the last 29 years working for the Philadelphia Daily News, the last 11 as its chief editorial writer. She has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Ohio University in Athens.
 
Towarnicky was a co-finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing and won the 1993 Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writers as well as several national and local journalism awards.