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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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Gender Politics and the FSM

Gender Politics and the FSM

A Meditation on Women and Freedom of Speech

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(p.129) Gender Politics and the FSM
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The Free Speech Movement
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Bettina Aptheker

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0007

This chapter talks about the author's experience in learning about gender politics. It relates how she delivered her first speech on the top of the police car that had been dispatched to Sproul Plaza to take Jack Weinberg to jail. This was the beginning of what was to become the Free Speech Movement. It explains how she learned about women's history, gendered oppression, and sexual abuse from joining the FSM in 1964.

Keywords:   student activist, FSM, gender politics, Sproul Plaza, Jack Weinberg, women's history, gendered oppression, sexual abuse, University of California, Berkeley

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