From the Collegian Archives: John Anderson

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John Anderson, via Wikipedia

I first heard of John Anderson while reading old Doonesbury cartoons. Trudeau, a vocal liberal, shilled for the moderate Republican-turned-independent John Anderson during his bid for the presidency in 1980. Though Anderson was unsuccessful, his moderate policies and third party candidacy attracted many college students to his cause. Check out this piece from the October 9th, 1980 Collegian which advocates for Anderson as a third party candidate; it smartly represents how an interesting piece of American history was experienced on this campus.

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