Outside Ohio Stadium, Spring 1970.Courtesy Ohio St. University Archives


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Bo Schembechler and Woody Hayes before the 1976 game in Columbus. (Courtesy Chance Brockway)

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Woody Hayes and Bo Schembechler.
Presidents Nixon and Ford.
The Vietnam War, Watergate, campus unrest and the rise of college football as a marketing phenomenon.

They are all packed into “War As They Knew It: Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler and America in a Time of Unrest.” 

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President Ford and Bo Schembechler, September 1976. Courtesy Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library Woody Hayes and President Nixon. Courtesy Grandview Heights Public Library Rick Leach. Courtesy Michigan Athletic Department Cornelius Greene (7) and Archie Griffin celebrate a Pete Johnson touchdown in Ann Arbor. (Courtesy Chance Brockway)John Sinclair (Courtesy Detroit Free Press)

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