THE FREE SPEECH MOVEMENT: REFLECTIONS ON BERKELEY IN THE 1960s.

Cohen, Robert and Reginald E. Zelnik (editors) [Wendy Lesser, signed; Mario Savio, Jo Freeman, Waldo Martin, Jackie Goldberg, Margot Adler, Bettina Aptheker, Henry Mayer, Steve Weissman, David A. Hollinger, Kate Coleman, Michael Rossman, Jeff Lustig, Clark Kerr, and others, contributors]

ISBN 10: 0520222210 / ISBN 13: 9780520222212
Published by Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2002.) dj, 2002
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. "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. The contributors--whose perspectives range from that of FSM leader Mario Savio to University of California president Clark Kerr---shed new light on such issues as the origins of the FSM in the civil rights movement, the political tensions within the FSM, the day-to-day dynamics of the protest movement, the role of the Berkeley faculty and its various factions, the 1965 trial of the arrested students, and the virtually unknown 'little Free Speech Movement of 1966.' ". Contents include "The Many Meanings of the FSM: In Lieu of an Introduction" by Robert Cohen; "Thirty Years Later: Reflections on the FSM" by Mario Savio; "From Freedom Now! to Free Speech: The FSM's Roots in the Bay Area Civil Rights Movement" by Jo Freeman; "Holding One Another: Mario Savio and the Freedom Struggle in Mississippi and Berkeley" by Waldo Martin and much more. SIGNED by Wendy Lesser at her contribution "Elegy for Mario Savio." Selected bibliography, notes on the contributors, index. 618 pp. Fine in pale beige cloth, no dust jacket. Uncommon in hardcover and especially so signed. Bookseller Inventory # 63718

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Title: THE FREE SPEECH MOVEMENT: REFLECTIONS ON ...

Publisher: Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2002.) dj

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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