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UC Berkeley History

FSM Demonstrations, 12/10/64.

News coverage of the Free Speech Movement demonstrations and sit-ins at the University of California, Berkeley in 1964. Featuring: Mario Savio, Clark Kerr, Edmund G. Brown, Joan Baez, Edward Strong. Originally shown on the KQED Television Program, Profile Bay Area on December 10, 1964. 17 min. [preservation copy]

Identity in the Institution.

Interviews with college students at the University of California, Berkeley concerning their experiences in classes, their attitudes towards the academic environment and their philosophies of education (i.e should education be learning for learning's sake or simply preparation for a career?) Produced by students enrolled in Ethnographic Film (Anthropology 138B) in Spring of 1996, at the University of California, Berkeley, Dept. of Anthropology. 1996. 19 min.

Innovative Teaching.

Berkeley, CA: University of California, Berkeley, Office of Educational Development, 1992.
Three prize winning college instructors comment upontheir educational philosophies and demonstrate the innovative techniques which they use to excite and motivate their students. Featuring: Steve Tollefson, Cherie Semans, Donald Bain, Gennaro Padilla, Alfred Arteaga.

Instituting Change.

A production of the MacNeil/Lehrer news hour aired on KQED-TV on November 12, 1993. Featuring: Chang-Lin Tien (chancellor), James Mitchell, Richard Goodman, Dave Patterson, Tom Hayden, Stephen Greenblatt, Anne Healy. Spencer Michels interviews the chancellor, faculty members and students at the University of California, Berkeley concerning the impact of reduced state revenues on the educational excellence and reputation of the university.

John Milton's Masque: Comus

Performed by students at the University of California, Berkeley on May 2-3, 1994 in The Fife Room, Wheeler Hall. Produced, directed and scripted by Hugh Richmond. A Student production of John Milton's Comus plus two scenes from Paradise lost. 77 min.

Let Freedom Speak: Mario Savio and the Berkeley Rebellion

With emphasis on the leadership role of Mario Savio, presents a historical overview of the student Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley in the early 1960s. Includes archival footage and commentary by archivists and participants in the movement. Produced as an entrant in the History Day Competition, 2009 by students from Francis Parker School. Produced by Hannah Ostrow and Alex Trimm. 10 min.

Lighting the Fire: Berkeley Students, Faculty and Librarians on Research

Commentary: Kristin Luker, Lynn Jones, Joseph Scalice, Mollie Caselli, Galen Cranz, Anthony Bliss, Gary Handman, Mary Ann Mahoney, Diane Fortner, Jim Church, Suzanne Calpestri, Milt Ternberg, John Roberts, Phoebe Janes, Carlos Delgado, Alexandra "Sasha" Doppelt. An investigation of research methodologies and philosophies presented by undergraduate students, faculty and librarians at the University of California, Berkeley.

Looking at America from Abroad: A European Media Perspective

A panel discussion by European journalists discussing the future of the Atlantic Alliance and how the war with Iraq is precipitating shifting political alliances and the balance of power worldwide. Also examines how the War in Iraq has been reported by the European media. Moderator: Orville Schell; Panel: Federico Rampini (La Repubblica), Patrick Jarreau (Le Monde), Annette Levy-Willard (Liberation), Anthony Gooch (Great Britain), Godfrey Hodgson (Oxfore Univ.). A Berkeley Webcast event; sponsored by the Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley. 2003.

Making Sense of the Sixties. 6 parts, 58 min. each.

Part 1, Seeds of the Sixties Focuses on one of the most important seeds of rebellion: institutionalized prejudice that kept American blacks in subservience and poverty, preventing their children from receiving the education that could help them gain equality. It also shows how television brought home this fact to Northern whites. Part 2, We Can Change the World. Chronicles the years 1960-1964, when the civil rights movement and John F. Kennedy inspired idealism in college students. The program explores the impact of the Cuban missile crisis, the assasination of John F.

Mapping Feminism.

Directed by Lisa Robinson. Documentary film exploring the attitudes of students at the University of California, Berkeley concerning feminism and feminists. Interviews with students are interspersed with modern dance sequences. 1993.

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