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Hamilton, Gail J.


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KU Twelve Incident

Call Number: PP 497
Overview Gail J. Hamilton was one of twelve students involved in the "KU Twelve Incident." During the commencement ceremony on May 19, 1980, twelve members of the Academic Freedom Action Coalition displayed a banner protesting the University of Kansas' policy prohibiting the display of banners in certain public spaces. The twelve students were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct; their charges were eventually dropped. A KBI investigation found evidence of police brutality against two...
Dates: 1980 - 1983