Abbie Hoffman

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Abbie Hoffman, the most celebrated social and political activist and anti-war dissident of his time, spoke at St. Thomas 27 years ago this month on Sept. 20, 1988.
Rosa Parks

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On a frigid afternoon in February 1986, civil rights activist Rosa Parks visited St. Thomas, sharing a hopeful message of peace and equality.
Alex Haley

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Family roots run deep when you dig into your genealogy, which Alex Haley did to write "Roots: The Saga of an American Family" (1976). Haley spoke on campus on Oct. 28, 1986.
President Harry Truman

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St. Thomas President Father Vincent Flynn (left) greets U.S. President Harry Truman (center) and Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey on Summit Avenue as Truman and Humphrey travel from Minneapolis to St. Paul's Hotel Lowry on Nov. 3, 1949.