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Dr. James Porter began his tenure with the Eastern Michigan University Department of Astronomy and Physics in 1968, a particularly tumultuous time for the University. Witness to many student protests and the local law enforcement response to them, Porter shares his perspective on a changing university and the community surrounding it. Porter received Emeritus status when he retired in 2008.
James Porter, Eastern Michigan University, Department of Astronomy and Physics, student protest, demonstrations, War in Vietnam, Cambodia, physics, advanced mathematics, acoustics, audio speakers
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Jones, Matt and Colavito, Mia, "James Porter, February 15, 2019" (2019). Oral Histories. 68.