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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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Fall of 1964 at Berkeley

Fall of 1964 at Berkeley

Confrontation Yields to Reconciliation

(p.362) Fall of 1964 at Berkeley
The Free Speech Movement

Clark Kerr

University of California Press

This chapter relates the author's recollection of his experience with the Free Speech Movement (FSM) as president of the University of California, Berkeley. It provides a summary of the complicated and multifaceted series of events related to the FSM and offers some concluding observations about the fall of 1964 from the point of view of a participant. It also mentions that Berkeley was rated as the best balanced distinguished university in the U.S. in April 1964 and that he was recognized with the Alexander Meiklejohn Award for contributions to academic freedom by the American Association of University Professor (AAUP).

Keywords:   FSM, university president, University of California, Berkeley, distinguished university, Alexander Meiklejohn Award, AAUP

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