Students: Ire Against Fire

For U.S. college students who oppose the war in Viet Nam, a single corporation, the Dow Chemical Co. of Midland, Mich., has all of a sudden become the most popular target for protests. Reason for student antagonism is that Dow, at a small plant in Torrance, Calif., produces virtually all the napalm that is being used by U.S. armed forces in Viet Nam.

The student protests—which in some cases have been quietly encouraged by faculty members—are intended to disrupt Dow's current campus recruiting efforts. Despite the campaign of harassment, however, the company is running at about the same pace as last...

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