March 31, 1971 - Dr. Otto Strasser, prominent early Nazi who soon broke with Adolph Hitler gave a free public lecture at Macalester College.About speaker: Dr. Otto Strasser was a German politician and member of the Nazi Party. Otto Strasser, together with his brother Gregor Strasser, was a leading member of the party's left-wing faction, and broke from the party due to disputes with the ‘Hitlerite’ faction. He formed the Black Front, a group intended to split the Nazi Party and take it from the grasp of Hitler. This group also functioned during his exile and World War II as a secret opposition group. Strasser is author of "Flight from Terror", "Hitler and I" and "Germany of Tomorrow"
April 4, 1971 - Benjamin Spock speaking at Augsburg College. Address was in honor of the Minnesota 8, sponsored by the Minnesota 8 Defense Committee. Topics of Spock’s address were on politics, social injustice, environment, and health. Spock’s speech was initially interrupted by women right’s protesters, reading excerpts from his book that the protesters viewed as marginalizing women.
April 21, 1971 - Captain John Kerry at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearings. Kerry appeared before a U.S. Senate committee hearing on proposals relating to ending the war. Transcript: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Vietnam_Veterans_Against_the_War_Statement
May 9, 1971 - "The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution" is a 1971 collection of essays by Ayn Rand, in which she argues that religion, the New Left, and similar forces are irrational and harmful.
April 30, 1972 - Dr. Rollo May's lecture entitled "The Courage to Create" given at Central Presbyterian Church in Saint Paul as part of The Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research memorial "Paul Tillich: Celebration of a Life".
May 7, 1972 - Dr. Rollo May, author, theologian and psychoanalyst speaks at a gathering in memory of Paul Tillich. He reminisces on his relationship with Tiliich and delivers his address "Love and the Daimonic."May's lecture was part of The Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research memorial "Paul Tillich: Celebration of a Life" given at Saint John's University, Collegeville.
September 11, 1972 - People react to McGovern speech, which included farm issues. They also discuss the Vietnam war, mentioning it as a deterrent to Communists being right here, it’s time to get out of Vietnam, Nixon has failed, to stop the war we need an economy on sound basis.
October 16, 1972 - Jack Anderson, an American newspaper columnist, speaking at the St. John's University auditorium. Anderson's speech was on the public's right to know. Speech followed by Anderson answering questions from the audience.
January 20, 1973 - Eugene McCarthy speaks at the Peace Conference held at the Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, MN. The speech focuses on the ongoing Vietnam War.
January 28, 1973 - The State of English. Participants in the 1972 meeting of the National Council of English Teachers talk about the quality of education in the United States. Includes remarks by Margaret Mead, Jonathan Kozol, Murray Kepton, Malcom X and others.