In 1968the young Diego Fernández de Cevallos, then leader of the Youthpanistas, was presented in "The islands" of the University city to participate in the dialogue proposed by the National Strike Council (CNH), the IPN Student Parents Association and the Civic Union or Parents of the UNAM, with the purpose of debate with legislators and authorities from the department of the federal district and the federal government, the latter under the leadership of the president Gustavo Diaz Ordaz.
They appeared during the demonstration images of Ernesto "Che" Guevaraas well as the slogans of "Forbidding prohibition" and "Make love, not war".
At that time, a month after the start of the student movement, The struggle of thousands of young people and other population groups was strengthened every day.
I DID KNOWN THAT THE MOVEMENT WOULD COME IN A MASS
On 3 October 2012, he said in an interview with Javier Solórzano, "El jefe Diego", that he knew that the student movement would end in "a massacre" and that despite the fact that the national leadership did not like him as leader of the youth Panistas , went to CU to demand a dialogue between the CNH and the authorities.
"I publicly participated in the rally in the National Action Representation, where I considered that it should be sustained to put an end to that struggle that would obviously end in a massacre." I had important talks with Adolfo Christlieb Ibarrola. , PAN national leader, but he always respected my position as a PAN, a university student and, of course, a citizen, all I wanted was a more direct presence of PAN members in that movement, as a university student and as a citizen, "he said.