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Monday, October 11, 2004
Monday News Roundup
Links to some stories you may have missed from the past couple of days:
A Voter’s Guide to Berkeley Ballot Measures
If you are planning on voting in the Berkeley election, this Berkeley Daily Planet article has a wealth of information to help you make an informed decision.
'60s Free Speech Leader Got Caught in FBI Web
A very interesting and largely unknown element of the free speech movement, reported on by the SF Chronicle based on recently obtained FBI documents:
"The FBI trailed Mario Savio for more than a decade after he led the 1964 Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley, and bureau officials plotted to "neutralize" him politically -- even though there was no evidence he broke any federal law, according to FBI records obtained by The Chronicle."Free speech returns to Sproul 3,000 pack UC plaza to celebrate 40th anniversary of historic student movement
A full description of the Friday rally, also from the SF Chronicle, including a backstory about Birgeneau, and his involvement in the Free Speech Movement.
Students Not Eager for FSM Events
According to the Daily Cal, a lot of the events failed to attract students:
Only one student showed up to Thursday’s panel of Free Speech Movement veterans talking about how they organized the movement.
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