The Essential Mario Savio : Speeches and Writings that Changed America.

The Free Speech Movement in Berkeley, California, was pivotal in shaping 1960s America. Led by Mario Savio and other young veterans of the civil rights movement, student activists organized what was to that point the most tumultuous student rebellion in American history. Mass sit-ins, a nonviolent b...

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Main Author: Cohen, Robert.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014.
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Summary:The Free Speech Movement in Berkeley, California, was pivotal in shaping 1960s America. Led by Mario Savio and other young veterans of the civil rights movement, student activists organized what was to that point the most tumultuous student rebellion in American history. Mass sit-ins, a nonviolent blockade around a police car, occupations of the campus administration building, and a student strike united thousands of students to champion the right of students to free speech and unrestricted political advocacy on campus. This compendium of influential speeches and previously unknown.
Physical Description:1 online resource (723 pages)
ISBN:9780520959262
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0520283384
9780520283381
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