Chapter

A View from the Margins

David A. Hollinger

in The Free Speech Movement

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780520222212
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520928619 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0011
A View from the Margins

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This chapter provides another author's experience as a student activist in the Free Speech Movement (FSM) at the University of California, Berkeley. It explains that even though the author exercised leadership in the FSM and his impact on the movement was slight, the impact of the movement on him was substantial. It relates his recollections of the year of the FSM and his observations on Mario Savio and the cultural diversity of the FSM that is often missed in its popular representations.

Keywords: student activist; FSM; University of California; Berkeley; Mario Savio; cultural diversity

Chapter.  3466 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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