August 3, 1989 |
Michael Krisman emerged as one of the best-known activists in the UCI class of '69. He organized boycotts, sit-ins and other demonstrations against the Vietnam War and the university's faculty hiring and other policies. He was a prominent member of the campus chapter of the militant Students for a Democratic Society. He joined in street protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, and later that year took an unauthorized trip to Cuba.