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1960-1969

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Directed by Mike Nichols. Screenplay by Ernest Lehman Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis. Martha and George are a bitter aging couple who, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other. Based on the play by Edward Albee.

Women in Love (UK, 1969)

Directed by Ken Russell. Cast: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Alan Bates, Jennie Linden. A sensual investigation of the relationships of two couples among the elite of Britian's industrial Midlands in the 1920s. Based on the novel by D.H. Lawrence. 131 min. ; 999:884 Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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Yo Soy Joaquin (I Am Joaquin).

A dramatization of the Chicano poem of the same title by Rodolpho "Corky" Gonzales about the Mexican-American experience from Cortes to the current farm workers' struggle, emphasizing the problems of the oppressed and exploited Mexicans. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969. 19 min. ;
Reviews and articles: Martinez, Eliud. "I Am Joaquin as Poem and Film: Two Modes of Chicano Expression." Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 13, 1980: 505-515.

[Malcolm X] Malcolm X: UC Berkeley Interview, October 1963

Malcolm X, being interviewed by Professor John Leggett and Herman Blake (graduate student) (Dept. of Sociology) at the University of California, Berkeley in October 1963, discusses being a Black Muslim, the conditions of Blacks in this country, their relation with white people, and states the case for Black separatism. Originally recorded October 11, 1963, Lecture #22, Sociology 1-A, University of California, Berkeley. 40 min.

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