Campus & Community

This week in Harvard history

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Dec. 8, 1955-Jan. 15, 1956 —In Robinson Hall, the Graduate School of Design mounts an exhibition of works by Joan Miró. The show includes paintings, etchings, lithographs (color and black-and-white), and illustrated books of poetry.

December 1965 — The Nieman Foundation for journalism launches a $1.2 million campaign to match a recent Ford Foundation grant.

Dec. 1, 1969 — Like thousands around the country, Harvard men learn their fate as the first national military-draft lottery (based on randomly selected birth dates) takes place.

Dec. 12, 1969 — More than 2,200 Harvard and Radcliffe undergraduates begin a 30-hour fast for the December Moratorium against the Vietnam War.

From the Harvard Historical Calendar, a database compiled by Marvin Hightower