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The Free Speech MovementReflections on Berkeley in the 1960s$
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Robert Cohen

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520222212

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520222212.001.0001

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This Was Their Fight and They Had to Fight It

This Was Their Fight and They Had to Fight It

The FSM’s Nonradical Rank and File

(p.227) This Was Their Fight and They Had to Fight It
The Free Speech Movement

Robert Cohen

University of California Press

This chapter examines the radicalism of the Free Speech Movement (FSM) at the University of California, Berkeley. It explains that though the movement began with the liberal agenda of free speech their liberalism led them quickly to radicalism. It discusses the portrayal of the FSM as the complete embodiment of a new student left and as a revolt against the corporate liberalism of the modern university.

Keywords:   radicalism, FSM, University of California, Berkeley, liberalism, student left, corporate liberalism, modern university

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