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Freedom's orator : Mario Savio and the radical legacy of the 1960s

Author: Robert Cohen
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is the first biography of Mario Savio, the leader of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement, the largest & most disruptive student rebellion in American history. Savio did more than anyone to bring  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Mario Savio; Mario Savio; Mario Savio
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cohen
ISBN: 9780195182934 0195182936
OCLC Number: 428866402
Description: xiv, 512 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ; PART I: THE EDUCATION OF AN AMERICAN RADICAL ; 1. Child of War ; 2. The Making of a Civil Rights Activist ; 3. Freedom Summer ; PART II: AVATAR OF STUDENT PROTEST: LEADING THE FREE SPEECH MOVEMENT ; 4. From Polite Protest to the First Sit-In ; 5. The Police Car Blockade ; 6. Organizing and Negotiating ; 7. "We Almost Lost": The FSM in Crisis ; 8. Speaking Out and Sitting In ; 9. "Free Speech at Last" ; PART III: AFTER THE REVOLUTION: A VOICE LOST AND FOUND ; 10. Descending from Leadership ; 11. Battling Back ; 12. Dying in the Saddle ; Appendix: Speeches
Responsibility: Robert Cohen.
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