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Frank Abagnale was one of the most colorful con men and forgers in America during the 1960s, posing variously as a doctor, pilot, teacher, and attorney. After his capture by the FBI in 1969 and release from prison in 1974, Abagnale reinvented himself as a security consultant for banks. His life story was made into a book, which in turn was made into a motion picture starring Leonardo DiCaprio. NB: the recording includes some small lacunae.

Distinguished Visitors Program lecture, part 1 [Download]

Distinguished Visitors Program lecture, part 2 [Download]

Author, renaissance man, and science fiction visionary.

Isaac Asimov Distinguished Visitors Program lecture, part 1 [Download]

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Small except only of oral history with long-time faculty member in Department of English

Ellsworth Barnard (Class of 1928), and his wife Mary (1934) [Download]

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Bellecourt on the American Indian Movement [Download]

A social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, Julian Bond has been a member of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, helped found the Southern Poverty Law Center, and has been President of the NAACP.

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Interview with Chancellor Randolph Bromery.

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Part 3 [Download]

Sen. Edward W. Brooke speaking at UMass [Download]

Theatre in contemporary society, part 1 [Download]

Theatre in contemporary society, part 2 [Download]

Nutritionist and wife of Ralph Van Meter, UMass President, 1947-1954.

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A socialist, philosopher, activist, and academic, Angela Davis was a prominent voice for the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power during the 1960s and 1970s.

Angela Davis lecture [Download]

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