Jesuit priest and former U.S. congressman from Massachusetts Robert F. Drinan, the president of Americans for Democratic Action, lectured on "Guns vs. Butter as a 1984 Campaign Issue" in the Chapel. During his address, Drinan criticized President Regan’s record, citing the domestic deficit, the cuts to social program, the lack of action on arms control, the Strategic Defense Initiative, American intervention in Nicaragua and El Salvador and worsening relations with the Soviet Union, Drinan called President Reagan, an “enemy of government.” In conclusion he encouraged the students to mobilize in anticipation of the 1984 presidential election.