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UC Berkeley History

[Walcott, Derek] Derek Walcott Poetry Reading

The Caribbean writer, Derek Walcott, reads selections from his own writings.This event took place on November 20, 1997 in the Maude Fife Room at the University of California, Berkeley. ; Storage Info: $B 703 507

[Work in Progress] Berkeley in the Sixties.

Newsreel clips of the Free Speech Movement and demonstrations, anti-draft demonstrations against the Vietnam War, and riots during the People's Park controversy at the University of California, Berkeley in the 1960s. Interviews with Mario Savio, Jack Weinberg, Jackie Goldberg, John Gage, Susan Griffin, Barbara Arnold (Jentri), Bobby Seale, Frank Bardacke. Contents: Free Speech Movement, Fall 1964 (7 min.) -- Stop the draft movement, October 1967 (7 min.) -- Peoples' Park, May 1969 (7 min.).