Richard Muirhead '66 discusses how coming from a small town influenced his college path. He discusses his mother's college experience and his siblings. He attended Illinois Wesleyan from '62-'66 majoring in History. He was involved in intramural sports and student senate. He discusses his involvement in the human rights movement and influences from faculty members. He was a member of the Human Rights Commission and advocated human rights on campus. He also mentions being at the 1966 speech by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He became a teacher after graduation and discusses his time in the Peace Corps after graduation.
Martin Luther King, 1966, Human Rights Commission
Muirhead '66, Richard and Miner, Meg, "Richard Muirhead" (2018). All oral histories. 153.