Town Square

A page from our history

Original post made on Jan 2, 2013

In 1969, about 100 demonstrators, angry about weapons development at the Stanford Research Institute, marched around the SRI campus in Menlo Park.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 5:50 PM


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Jan 2, 2013 at 6:32 pm

Over 40 years and 3 wars ago, 100 people attended a demonstration. What is the reason for this story?

How about some actual community NEWS?

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Posted by Steve
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jan 7, 2013 at 1:16 pm

The Almanac has regularly posted historic pictures from Menlo Park's past, thanks to contributions from the MP Historical Association Web Link. I love seeing these historical snapshots showing how MP was years ago and what issues residents of our town had to cope with.
The SRI demonstrations are part of that history and the photo reminds us of something most up us had forgotten, if we ever knew.
I'm glad the Almanac continues to remind us of the rich history of our town.

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Posted by Sam Sinnott
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:11 pm

I was a sophomore at MA at the time and we, of course, skipped class to see it.