This documentary includes clips from three interviewees, textual data, and photos from the day of the 1989 Galpin Takeover. The video begins with part of Antwan Chambers interview. It then gives textual information regarding the Takeover. The six demands are shown next. Current students and faculty were interviewed. The first question being, "What was the atmosphere leading up to the take-over nationally and at Wooster?" Deja Moss, Ronald Hustwit, and Antwan Chambers' responses are included in answering the question. Hustwit speaks on Mark Goodman and Joe Kennedy's role in leading the Takeover and meeting with President Copeland. The interviewee's then respond to the question, "What was the purpose of the Takeover itself and how did it play out?" The sit-in lasted 13.5 hours and it was a peaceful protest. President Copeland met the most importnad demands, and changes were soon seen. Hustwit, Chambers, and Moss respond to: "What were the immediate and long term outcomes of the Takeover?" and "What is some advice you would give to current Wooster students about facing adversity?"
Sit-ins (Civil rights); Bias, Racial; Documentary-style films; Interviews
The College of Wooster
Galpin Takeover, Galpin Call-in, peaceful protest, protest, racial tensions, Antwan Chambers, Interview, Documentary
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"Galpin Takeover Documentary" (2000). Galpin Takeover & Call In. 1.