The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s / Edition 1

The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s / Edition 1

by Robert Cohen
     
 

This is the authoritative and long-awaited volume on Berkeley's celebrated Free Speech Movement (FSM) of 1964. Drawing from the experiences of many movement veterans, this collection of scholarly articles and personal memoirs illuminates in fresh ways one of the most important events in the recent history of American higher education. See more details below

Overview

This is the authoritative and long-awaited volume on Berkeley's celebrated Free Speech Movement (FSM) of 1964. Drawing from the experiences of many movement veterans, this collection of scholarly articles and personal memoirs illuminates in fresh ways one of the most important events in the recent history of American higher education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520233546
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
638
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.63(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Permissions and Credits
Preface
List of Abbreviations
The Many Meanings of the FSM: In Lieu of an Introduction1
Pt. IRoots55
Thirty Years Later: Reflections on the FSM57
From Freedom Now! to Free Speech: The FSM's Roots in the Bay Area Civil Rights Movement73
Holding One Another: Mario Savio and the Freedom Struggle in Mississippi and Berkeley83
Pt. IIExperience: Fall 1964103
War Is Declared!105
My Life in the FSM: Memories of a Freshman111
Gender Politics and the FSM: A Meditation on Women and Freedom of Speech129
Recollections of the FSM140
A View from the South: The Idea of a State University157
Endgame: How the Berkeley Grads Organized to Win170
A View from the Margins178
Dressing for the Revolution185
The "Rossman Report": A Memoir of Making History189
The FSM and the Vision of a New Left215
This Was Their Fight and They Had to Fight It: The FSM's Nonradical Rank and File227
On the Side of the Angels: The Berkeley Faculty and the FSM264
From the Big Apple to Berkeley: Perspectives of a Junior Faculty Member339
When the FSM Disturbed the Faculty Peace345
The Berkeley Free Speech Movement and the Campus Ministry357
Fall of 1964 at Berkeley: Confrontation Yields to Reconciliation362
Pt. IIILegal and Constitutional Issues399
Constitutionally Interpreting the FSM Controversy401
December 1964: Some Reflections and Recollections422
The FSM: A Movement Lawyer's Perspective433
Pt. IVAftermath447
Mario Savio and Berkeley's "Little Free Speech Movement" of 1966449
The Limits of Freedom: Student Activists and Educational Reform at Berkeley in the 1960s485
The FSM, Berkeley Politics, and Ronald Reagan511
Mario Savio's Second Act: The 1990s519
Pt. VThoughts about Mario Savio531
Mario Savio and the Politics of Authenticity533
Remembering Mario552
Mario, Personal and Political557
Elegy for Mario Savio563
On Mario Savio566
Mario Savio: Avatar of Free Speech569
Selected Bibliography571
List of Contributors575
Index581

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