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|Named Person:||Mario Savio|
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|Description:||xiv, 512 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||The education of an American radical. Child of war ; The making of a civil rights activist ; Freedom summer --
Avatar of student protest : leading the free speech movement. From polite protest to the first sit-in ; The police car blockade ; Consolidating the movement and negotiating for free speech ; "We almost lost" : the FSM in crisis ; Speaking out and sitting in ; "Free speech at last" --
After the revolution : a voice lost and found. Descending from leadership ; Battling back ; Dying in the saddle --
In his own words : a selection of Mario Savio's speeches and writing. Valedictory ; Bodies upon the gears ; An end to history ; Questioning the Vietnam War ; Beyond the Cold War ; Resisting Reaganism and war in Central America ; The second generation ; Building a compassionate community ; Their values and ours ; A moment to move against class-ridden barbarism ; California at the crossroads : social strife or social unity? ; In defense of affirmative action : the case against Proposition 209.
"What Cohen's account clearly shows is that the FSM was...notable above all for speaking in ways that made political conversation fresh and meaningful, something that correlated with Savio's own
- Savio, Mario.
- Political activists -- California -- Biography.
- Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.) -- History.
- Student movements -- California -- Berkeley -- History.
- College students -- Political activity -- California -- Berkeley -- History.
- University of California, Berkeley -- Students -- Biography.