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At Berkeley in the sixties

the education of an activist, 1961-1965

by Jo Freeman

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freeman, Jo,
  • University of California, Berkeley -- History,
  • College students -- California -- Berkeley -- Political activity -- History,
  • Student movements -- California -- Berkeley -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-343) and index.

    StatementJo Freeman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD760 .F73 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 358 p. :
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18728216M
    ISBN 10025334283X, 0253216222
    LC Control Number2003006318

    AT BERKELEY IN THE '60S: The Education of an Activist, – Jo Freeman, Author. Indiana Univ. $ (p) ISBN ISBN Buy this book. Only 16 at the. An invaluable account of its time and place, Berkeley at War anchors the sixties in American history, both before and since that colorful decade. Excerpt This is a book about Berkeley in the s.

      An excerpt from the , Mark Kitchell documentary: Berkeley in the Sixties. The film relies on testimonies given by University of California, Berkeley alumni. Berkeley in the Sixties - Clip Berkeley in the Sixties is a documentary film by Mark Kitchell. The film highlights the origins of the Free Speech Movement beginning with the May House Un-American Activities Committee hearings at San Francisco City Hall, the development of the counterculture of the s in Berkeley, California, and ending with People's Park in

    David Haldanes Nazis & Nudists is one of the more interesting and insightful books about the 60s and its aftermath that Ive ever read. Haldane, a former Los Angeles Times reporter, takes the reader on a journey through the turbulent decade with stops along the way in radical Berkeley, a Greek island colonized by drug-addled hippies and wannabe revolutionaries in a nudist dorm /5.   Home Berkeley in the Sixties, Decem In , after serving with Campus Crusade for some twelve years, the Lord burdened my heart with a vision for a new kind of ministry.


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At Berkeley in the sixties by Jo Freeman Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a memoir and a history of Berkeley in the early Sixties. As a young undergraduate, Jo Freeman was a key participant in the growth of social activism at the University of California, Berkeley/5(12). This book is a memoir and a history of Berkeley in the early Sixties.

As a young undergraduate, Jo Freeman was a key participant in the growth of social activism at the University of California, Berkeley.3/5. Berkeley in the Sixties This outstanding documentary by Mark Kitchell, six years in the making, is a comprehensive and insightful story of campus and community activism as born at the University of California at Berkeley.

Using extensive archival footage and bridging the distance between past and present with more recent interviews. As Kitchell recounts it, the Sixties at Berkeley really begin in the decade's first year, inwhen students from the University of California at Berkeley went to San Francisco City Hall to protest the House Un-American Activities Committee, that emblem of 's repressiveness/5(34).

Rodricks' first novel, "Off Telegraph: A Novel of Berkeley in the Sixties", is on the mark in recreating an historic time in United States' history and exposing the academic pressures that lead to scientific fraud/5(16).

In At Berkeley in the Sixties, well-known author, feminist activist, and "guerrilla scholar" as she calls herself on her website, Jo Freeman skillfully places the story of her own origins as a political activist within the context of the larger Berkeley Free Speech and student movements at the University of California, Berkeley.

"A welcome addition to literature about the help readers better understand both Berkeley in the s and our contemporary historical circumstances as well. It is a book about the past, but also one very much about the present. With it we will be able to place our own lives in context, in proper perspective."/5(2).

In the s, Berkeley was the center of a nat'l movement for change. A time when many believed they could remake the world order. We ask what have we learned.

"This is a superb book. We are well-launched into a new generation of '60s scholarship, and The Free Speech Movement will be at the center of it.

The analysis and personal recollection mix well, arguing persuasively for the never-to-be-underestimated place of contingency in history."—Todd Gitlin, author of Media Unlimited and The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage"This powerful book 5/5(1).

Bestselling Books, Book of the Month Club Selections, and Notable Books. Home About the lists By Decade s s s s s s s s s s All in one pageThe Making of the President— John Gunther, Inside Europe Today.

George Waller, Kidnap: The Story of the Lindbergh Case. Mark Schorer. An excerpt from theMark Kitchell documentary: "Berkeley in the Sixties". The film relies on testimonies given by University of California, Berkeley alumni.

They recount their stories of. Rodricks' first novel, "Off Telegraph: A Novel of Berkeley in the Sixties", is on the mark in recreating an historic time in United States' history and exposing the academic pressures that lead to scientific fraud.

The novel is crafted in a compelling way, with characters that emerge credibly from the page out of the atmosphere of the Vietnam /5(6).

In the book Berkeley at War, historian W. Rorabaugh describes the mid-century East Bay as reminiscent of the Jim Crow South. “Black shoppers were not welcome in downtown Berkeley. Mark Kitchell's award-winning documentary on the rise of political activism on the West Coast in the 's is given a solid presentation on DVD.

Berkeley In The Sixties has been transferred to disc in its original full-frame aspect ratio ofand the audio has been mastered in Dolby Actors: Mario Savio, Clark Kerr, Joan Baez. Berkeley in the Sixties is a documentary film by Mark Kitchell. The film highlights the origins of the Free Speech Movement beginning with the May House Un-American Activities Committee hearings at San Francisco City Hall, the development of the counterculture of the s in Berkeley, California, and ending with People's Park in Release date: Septem (New York City).

Berkeley, California, was the bellwether of the political, social, and cultural upheaval that made the s a unique period of American history--a time when the top-down methods of a conservative establishment collided head-on with the bottom-up, grass-roots ethos of the civil rights movement and an increasingly well-educated and individualistic middle class.

This is the story of a jock/frat boy and four of his friends who were in the Pi KA fraternity at U.C. Berkeley in the early 60s.

They were conservatives who resented the hippies and their political protests that impeded the frat boys' efforts to get drunk and get laid/5.

Mark Kitchell’s first-rate documentary, Berkeley in the Sixties, reminds us of how — and why — those freedoms had to be won. The movie begins with a. Bestselling Books, Book of the Month Club Selections, and Notable Books. By Decade s s s s s s s s s s All in one page This website was compiled by Daniel Immerwahr: The Books of the Century: Fiction Bestsellers.

The Free Speech Movement had long-lasting effects at the Berkeley campus and was a pivotal moment for the civil liberties movement in the s. It was seen as the beginning of the famous student activism that existed on the campus in the s, and continues to a lesser degree today.

Berkeley in the Sixties Finally Done: A New Biography of Jerry Rubin Fills a Surprising Void It was in the s that Pat Thomas read Growing (Up) at Thirty-Seven by Youth International Party (Yippies) co-founder and Jerry Rubin.

About the Book. This is the authoritative and long-awaited volume on Berkeley's celebrated Free Speech Movement (FSM) of 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.

Berkeley in the Sixties is ostensibly a film about the sixties and about the incredible move from political protest to active, oftentimes violent, resistance throughout the decade.

In this sense, Berkeley as a place, or an institution in the form of the University of California, quickly becomes more of a state of mind than an actual location.