Other Voicesprogram, produced by the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center in Palo Alto and hosted by Paul George, Executive Director (Retired), peaceandjustice.org and Facebook.
Unfortunately, the narrative failed to mention a third partner, the U.S. Department of Defense. Stanford’s Engineering School and the university’s wholly owned subsidiary, the Stanford Research Institute (SRI), were essential elements of the military industrial complex. At that time, it meant that Stanford research had gone to war in Southeast Asia.
By the time I arrived, the Stanford community was already leaning against the Vietnam War, but most people on campus did not recognize the university’s connection to it. So my friends and I launched a multi-year campaign to “Get Stanford out of Southeast Asia.” We conducted research, published pamphlets, held rallies and teach-ins and attended official meetings to which we were not invited.
Stanford Activists Disturbed the War in the 1960s and 1970s, by Lenny Siegel, 14 April 2021, The Stanford Daily