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The man who could be considered Dr. Leo Jenkins’ right-hand man during his years as chancellor was James Tucker, dean of students. Described as having “an iron hand inside a velvet glove,” Tucker served as a capable leader during integration in the 1960s and student unrest a decade later. During his years as dean, Tucker also witnessed the establishment of the nursing school and introduction of computers on campus.
Recently declassified documents of the Vietnam era reveal that the FBI maintained surveillance and files on peace activists on Triangle campuses, including Duke and Chapel Hill. Student phones were wiretapped, smear campaigns were conducted, and rooms were bugged.