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The legacy of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement
The legacy of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement

To the editor: The article looking back 50 years to UC Berkeley's Free Speech Movement and the specific focus on Mario Savio brought back powerful memories. ("Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests," Sept. 27) My campus activist days did not come until 15 years later, when the issues of the day included admissions policies, affirmative action and university divestment from South Africa. Still, our movements were very thankful and conscious of the contributions of the Free Speech Movement. And that iconic, historical image of Savio standing atop the police car and addressing a crowd is etched in my memory. "You've got to put...

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