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An abstract of this interview is available below. An index followed by a transcript is linked above and to the right.


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.

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Martin Luther King, 1966, Human Rights Commission