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BC won't air Ayers lecture by satellite

Decision frustrates student organizers

William Ayers belonged to the Weather Underground, a militant antiwar group responsible for bombings. William Ayers belonged to the Weather Underground, a militant antiwar group responsible for bombings. (Associated Press)
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / March 31, 2009

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Boston College, citing pressure from Brighton residents and Boston police officers, refused to allow former radical William Ayers to deliver a student-sponsored lecture via satellite yesterday, frustrating student organizers who accused the college of sacrificing academic ideals to assuage public anger. (Full article: 774 words)

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