Fall of 1964 at Berkeley

Clark Kerr

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:
Fall of 1964 at Berkeley

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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

Chapter.  17422 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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