Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary Audio & Video


NBC Bay Area Diane Dwyer series parts 1 2 3 4 entire

Tiffany Shlain & The Moxie Institute Films

Daily Cal short video of October 1 Rally

FSM Video of October 1 Rally

Oct. 1 Rally: Jack Radey reading message from Edward Snowden

Cal Band Free Speech Movement Show Sept. 30, 2014

Storyteller Marylee Stephenson Comic Routine "Radicalization - From Berkeley to Now"

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October 1, 2014 Rally on Sproul Plaza: The Speeches (audio recorded by KPFA) 
Lynne Hollander Savio, Caitlin Quinn, ASUC External Affairs VP,
Edward Snowden in absentia, Dolores Huerta and Walter Riley,
Jackie Goldberg, Bettina Aptheker, Jack Weinberg
Amanda Armstrong, UCB graduate student, Cal Progressive Coalition


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

An Evening of Political Poetry with Josh Healey, Al Young, Peter Dale Scott, Julia Vinograd, Julia Stein, Aya de Leon Video Peter Dale Scott poem reads part of "Greek Theater: Mario Savio and the Socratic Quest, starting at 12:50. Text here

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Memorial Audio duration: 48:06

The Right to Vote, the Right to Live: from Selma to Ferguson  (Plenary)  Booth auditorium. Speakers: Ben Jealous, former  CEO of the NAACP, and Martha Noonan, former Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer, teacher and community organizer.  Moderator:  Bettina F. Aptheker, FSM Steering Committee, UCSC Distinguished Professor, UC Presidential Co-Chair, Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies. Audio duration: 1:44:22 (hours:minustes:seconds)

Session II - Panels

When Values Collide - Room 100.  an informal debate about free speech vs. social justice. Moderator: Adam Hochschild, prize-winning author, UC School of Journalism, panelists: FSM vets Paul von Blum Senior Lecturer, African Studies Center, UCLA; and Kathleen Piper, community activist, and Current Cal students. Audio duration: 1:26:16

Building a Movement against Economic Inequality, Room 110: Moderator: Arlie Hochschild, Professor Emerita, Dept. of Sociology, panelists FSM Vet Barbara Garson, author, Down the UP Escalator, How the 99% live in the Great Recession; FSM Ex Comm Stephanie Coontz, Co-chair, Council of American Families, History & Family Studies, Evergreen State College faculty; Zumi Mizokami of ROC-LA; (additional speakers pending) Audio duration: 1:27:21

How did we Get There: Campus Activism before the FSM: Room 105: Moderator and Introductions: Ken Cloke  author of The Crossroads of Conflict; Mike Miller: community organizer: the Founding of SLATE: who, what, when, where, why; Peter Franck, Bay Area, lawyer former attorney of Mario Savio: The University Speaker & Politics Ban: Where did it come from and how did we get rid of it(for a while).  Herb Mills , former Secretary Treasurer of ILWU 6 : Confronting Persecution: The 1960 anti-HUAC demonstrations. Jo Freeman: Author of "At Berkeley in the 60s" and "The Tyranny of tructurelesness'':  Confronting Racism at Home: The 1963-64 Bay Area Civil Rights Movement. Wendell Brunner, Director of the Department of Health, Contra Costa County: The End of SLATE: It's Legacy and Meaning. Audio duration: 1:26:50

Session III - Panels

Applying What We've Learned to the Environmental, Social and Economic Crises of Today: Room 110 with FSM veterans active in labor, environmental, education, and civil rights organizing, and electoral politics, (city of Richmond) Audio duration: 1:34:26

Challenges to Campus Free Speech and Academic Freedom:, Room 100  Moderator, Hertha Sweet Wong, Prof., Dept. of English, panelists Henry Reichman, chair, AAUP Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, Celeste Langan, Prof., Dept.of Eng,.Occupy arrestee; Greg Lukianoff, President, FIRE!,(Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) and Yaman Salahi, Asian Law Caucus. Audio duration: 1:38:21

Assessing the Radical Legacy of the Sixties: wins, losses and some Monday morning quarterbacking.  Room 105, Moderator: Troy Duster, Chancellor's Professor, Dept. of Sociology; panelists Leon Wofsy, Professor Emeritus, Molecular and Cell Biology, Faculty Peace Committee, Bettina Aptheker, Distinguished Professor, UCSC, UC Presidential Co-Chair, Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies; Rabbi Michael Lerner, FSM Vet, editor Tikkun, Network of Spiritual Progressives video by Roger Hawkins Audio duration: 1:31:50