9-26-07 - Clark Kerr Mario Savio – leader of free speech...

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Unformatted text preview: Clark Kerr Mario Savio – leader of free speech movement SDS – Weathermen Stokely Carmichael – SNCC – Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. • Demonstration organized by Berkeley students against the HUEC. o Police turned fire hoses on demonstrators. • Operation Abolition – what communists called their ply to destroy the House Committee. o Harvard ROTC class • University of California o SLATE – organization started by radical students that educated other students Thrown off campus Growing community of people who wanted to make liberal politics legit in country. Biggest challenge: securing jobs for blacks Sheraton Palace Hotel Arrests – lead to agreement between entire hotel industry to hire minority individuals to positions including management. • Business community saw as threat • Tables were prohibited outside buildings on campus – to stop political activity on campus. o Created enormous reaction by uniting people who couldn’t have united themselves in other circumstances....
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