Progression of Free Speech Movement

Progression of Free Speech Movement - Progression of Free...

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Progression of Free Speech Movement In the 1960’s there was a sudden uproar of the students attending UC Berkeley in California. The students were non- violently setting up political booths, at this point the school had not allowed this and banished it from the campus. The free speech movement was protest which began in 1964, by students who were under the leadership of Mario Savio, David Goines, Suzanne Goldberg, and Bettina Apetheker. Students protested that that university administration allow on-campus political activities and let the students have the right to free speech and academic freedom. Over time more and more students joined the movement, even students that didn’t attend the university. Protests were held very often, including sit-ins, and speeches in parks nearby and in front of the campus plaza. One sit-in that was widely known was in the Sproul Hall which led into the campus administration building, which protesters would sit in all day and over night, slowly taking over what they deserved. About a
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