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Three friends lounging in the dorms ca. 1968. New, expanded, parietal rules in March 1968 allowed male visitors from 6PM to 12AM on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 1PM to 6PM on Sundays. Photograph by Joseph Gazdak, Courtesy of Barnard College…

Celebrations for the College Bowl team of 1968, pictured with their trophy. They won $19,000 in scholarship money. President Martha Peterson receiving silver bowl from General Electric Vice President John A. Spencer, while Prof. Richard Norman…

Chariot race, Greek Games, Barnard Gymnasium, April 24, 1965. The Games focused on poetry, athleticism and stylized movement – embodied in the spectacular chariot race as four “horses” drew charioteers around the gym. Photograph by V. Sladon,…

Freshman Chariot, Greek Games practice, 1965. Photograph by Jack Mitchell, Courtesy of Barnard College Archives

Student signing out for the night at front desk, as her date looks on, Brooks Hall, ca. 1960.
The housing rules defined. All residents had to fill out a slip letting college officials know where they were going and when they would be returning. …

The article that started it all, from The New York Times, March 4, 1968.

One of many news articles about the “affair,” New York Daily News, March 12, 1968.
Linda and her boyfriend, Peter Behr, are pictured at left.

Scathing letters came to Martha Peterson, denouncing Leclair, the college and student behavior.

There were some who supported LeClair, however.

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Linda and her boyfriend, Peter Behr in one of many news articles about the “affair,” New York Daily News, March 12, 1968.
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