A 40-student delegation representing 800 Yeshiva University undergraduates delivered a petition today to the White House in support of President Johnson’s Viet Nam policy. The delegation representing Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women, the University’s undergraduate colleges of liberal arts and sciences, were received, in the Old Indian Treaty Room of the White House by Marine Corps Colonel H. B. Beckington, military aide of Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey, and by William Jordan, Deputy Secretary of State. Joseph I. Berlin, president of the Yeshiva College Student Council, delivered a scroll with the signatures of 800 students, representing a significant majority of 1,412 Yeshiva University undergraduates.
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