From the Publisher: Feb 20 1989

Fresh out of the University of Pennsylvania, a 22-year-old from Illinois named Donald Morrison landed a job at TIME in New York City and was searching for an apartment on the Upper West Side. This otherwise ordinary venture happened to occur in the extraordinary year of 1968. And so Morrison, looking for a Columbia University student willing to share his digs, found himself instead stranded inside Hamilton Hall just as campus activists took over the building. To escape, Morrison recalls, "I dived out a bathroom window in the back."

Twenty years later, we tapped Morrison for the job of bringing that...

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