Progression of Free Speech Movement

About a month later the administration had charged

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would sit in all day and over night, slowly taking over what they deserved. About a month later the administration had charged the students that organized the sit-in which had created even more animosity between the students and administration. By January 23, after many protests of hundreds and hundreds of students a new chancellor, Martin Meyerson, had succumbed to the students rights, and established provisional rules for political activity on the Berkeley Campus, this was applied to all sorts of political movements and speeches. Many people watching the news at home saw the free speech movement of the Left. Right after the Free Speech Movement has achieved their goals, there was now a bigger and more prominent issue.The Vietnam Day Committee was a major starting point for the anti- Vietnam War movement. In the late 1960’s the Free Speech Movement was now an anti- war movement. The Free Speech
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movement has long lasting effect on the Berkeley campus and the students that attended many years later. Reagan had gained political traction by campaigning on a platform to "clean up the mess in Berkeley". In the minds of those involved in the backlash, a wide variety of protests and a wide variety of concerned citizens and activists had become lumped together. Furthermore, the invention of television news and documentary
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  • Fall '09
  • POWELL
  • History, University of California, Berkeley, Sproul Plaza, Mario Savio, Mario Savio Free Speech Movement Cafe

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