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UC Berkeley History

U.C. Berkeley Convocation, 2004

Presents film coverage of the 2004 Commencement Convocation at the University of California, Berkeley. Speakers: Robert Berdahl (Chancellor), Emily Kagan (Commencement poem), Margaret Chow (University medalist), Ted Koppel (Keynote address). 67 min.

U.C. Charter Day, 1962. President John F. Kennedy

This film was shot at President John F. Kennedy's appearance at the University of California, Berkeley Charter Day, March 23, 1962 at which he was awarded an honorary LLD degree. On the platform with President Kennedy are Governor Edmund G. Brown, Chancellor Edward W. Strong, Chairman of the Board of Regents Edwin Pauley, and President of the University Clark Kerr. 19 min.

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U.C. Charter Day, 1974

Celebration of the 106th birthday of the University of California. Barbara Tuchman delivers the keynote address on writing history and on the future historical evaluation and interpretation of the 20th century. ; Storage Info: B 4 452 405

U.C. Charter Day, 1975: 107th Birthday

Celebration of 107th birthday of the University of California. Senator Edward Kennedy delivers a keynote address on foreign policy. He calls for a negotiated settlement in Vietnam. ; Storage Info: B 4 452 404

U.C. Charter Day, 1982

Celebration of the 114th birthday of the University of California. Deena Gonzalez, Chair of the Graduate Assembly, delivers an address on the disproportionate low number of minority students enrolled at the University of California. Philip Habib, former Undersecretary of State and Special Presidential Envoy to the Middle East, delivers the keynote address on American foreign policy and the Middle East. ; Storage Info: B 4 452 406

U.C. Student Demonstrations, 1964

Panel 1: Adrian Kragen, David Louisell, Scott Keech, Martin Roysher...[et al.]. (26 min.); Panel 2: Willie Brown, Albert Lipawsky, Marshall Krause ...[et al.] Taped response by Edmund G. Brown. Moderator: Cap Weinberger (26 min.). Pt. 3. Audience questions (21 min.). Part 1 is a panel discussion between journalists, professors, and students concerning how the press has handled and interpretated the controversies surrounding the Free Speech Movement demonstrations at the University of California, Berkeley.

UC Berkeley Commencement Convocation, 2004

Held in the Greek Theater, Berkeley, Calif., on May 13, 2004. Speakers: Robert Berdahl (Chancellor), Emily Kagan (Commencement poem), Margaret Chow (University medalist), Ted Koppel (Keynote address) Presents film coverage of the 2004 Commencement Convocation at the University of California, Berkeley.

Visions of a Common Good: A Conversation on Race, Ethnicity, and American Common Ground

Nathan Glazer, Ronald Takaki, Robert Pickus. William Simmons, moderator. Professors Glazer (Harvard) and Takaki (UCB) seek to define a common cultural ground for an America that is diverse, united and fulfills the best of its founder's values. Co-sponsors, World Without War Council, James Madison Foundation and the Center for Teaching and Study of American Cultures." Joint lecture delivered 4/26/94 at the University of California Berkeley. 90 min.

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Voices of Black Panther Women.

A panel discussion of women who are members of the Black Panther party in which they relate their personal struggles and experiences as "Panther women" engaged in civil rights activism. Organized by the Graduate Assembly, University of California, Berkeley. This event took place on October 26, 1990 at Booth Auditorium, Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley. Streaming video (118 min.)

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War, the Press and U.S. Power:Diplomacy and Conflict in the Post-9/11 World

Panel host: Orville Schell. A panel discussion with Strobe Talbott, former Deputy Secretary of State and president of the BrookingsInstitution, professor Mark Danner of the UCB GraduateSchool or Journalism and professor Peter Tarnoff,former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs,two days before the beginning of the war on Iraqconcerning American foreign policy and the impact andimplications of the impending war. A Berkeley Webcast event ; sponsored by the GoldmanForum on the Press and Foreign Affairs and theGraduate School of Journalism, University ofCalifornia, Berkeley, 3/18/03.

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