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UC Berkeley History

We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: A History of the Berkeley Student Movement.

History of the Berkeley student movement through photographs and narration. Script written by Robby Cohen, Michael Laslett, Kerry Nelson. [preservation copy] Requires Windows Media Player or Flip4Mac
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We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: A History of the Berkeley Student Movement.

History of the Berkeley student movement through photographs and narration. Script written by Robby Cohen, Michael Laslett, Kerry Nelson. [preservation copy]

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Weapons of Mass Destruction in an Age of Terror: Living in the Second Nuclear Age,4/30/03

Introduction: Orville Schell. Panel: Jonathan Schell, Frances FitzGerald, Michael Nacht, Mark Danner. A panel discussion held a few days after the conclusion of the 2003 war in Iraq, featuring authors on American foreign policy and academics concerning nuclear,chemical, and biological arms as an increasingly central issue driving American foreign policy decisions. A Berkeley Webcast event ; co-sponsored bythe Graduate School of Journalism and The Commonwealth Club of California. 2003. 95 min.

Where's Mario?

Interviews with current students and others in Sproul Plaza at the University of California, Berkeley concerning their knowledge of Mario Savio and the Free Speech Movement which occurred on that location in the mid 1960s. Includes historical footage of Mario Savio, Free Speech demonstrations and televised responses of university and government officials. Directed by Javier Alvarez, Lauren Espineli [UCB Student film]. 1998. 11 min.

Who Owns the Body International Human Rights Conference(2000: University of California, Berkeley).

"Human dignity, human rights and the integrity of the body are abused by persons, institutions and governments around the world. The critical questions of State-sponsored torture and terror, repatriation of Native American remains and international trafficking in human organs will be addressed by scholars and human rights activists from the United States, Europe, Bosnia, Croatia, Chile and South Africa." Keynote Address: Modern Slavery and the New Abolitionists. Keynote speaker: Judith Lewis Herman.

[Aquino, Corazon] Corazon Aquino at the Greek Theater.

University of California, Berkeley welcomes Corazon Aquino, 1986 recipient of the Berkeley medal. ; Storage Info: B 4 175 538

[Borlaug, Norman] 60 Years of Fighting Hunger

A lecture by Norman Borlaug, who was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize for developing methods to help the world's poorest nations feed themselves. He is currently engaged as a senior consultant to the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico and as a professor of International Agriculture at Texas A&M University. View it (with RealPlayer)

[Bush, George ] George W. Bush: A Midterm Analysis, 4/21/03

Panel: Michael Nacht, Eleanor Clift, Nelson Polsby ; panel moderator: Gerald Lubernow ; introduction: Michael Lesser. Presidential scholars and White House reporters provide an inside assessment of the 43rd president's handling of the war on terrorism, the war in Iraq, homeland security, corporate ethics and the economy, as President Bush prepares to run for reelection. A Berkeley Webcast event ; co-sponsored by the Institute of Governmental Studies and University Extension, University of California, Berkeley. 2003. 69 min.

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