Education: The Professor Protests

Tourists sightseeing among the shops and cafés on West Berlin's festive Kurfurstendamm were startled last week at the spectacle of a distinguished, middle-aged man with yellow paint splattered over his head and onto the shoulders of his blue blazer. He was walking back and forth carrying a large hand-lettered sign that read: TU [Technical University] PROFESSOR-UNPOPULAR WITH THE COMMUNISTS

The fate of Folkmar Koenigs, 57, professor of economic law, was new proof of the disruptive power of radical university students in West Berlin (TIME, July 3, 1972). To combat the radicals' threats and demonstrations, Koenigs joined in forming a faculty group...

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