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George Winne Jr. self-immolation

In 1970, George Winne Jr. committed suicide publicly in protest of the Vietnam War.

A small memorial to the student is located in a grove of trees, east of the campus library.

Taxonomy event » protest » war » UCSD
NRHP classification event-protest
Lat / Lng 32.874722, -117.240784
Budget
Profit
Contracts
Date(s) 1970-05-11
Source(s)
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Herbert's hippopotamus: a story of revolution in paradise
Entry updated: 2011-06-03 14:57:41
George Winne Jr. self-immolation