Berkeley in the sixties

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Summary

  • Through interviews with participants and archival footage, presents a history of Berkeley, California in the 1960s. This film captures the decades events, the birth of the Free Speech Movement, civil rights marches, anti-Vietnam War protests, the counter-culture, the women's movement, and the rise of the Black Panthers. Dramatic archival footage interwoven with present-day interviews and 18 songs from the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, The Band, and the Jefferson Airplane.

Notes

  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990.
  • Special features include: archival gems, deleted scenes, archival photo gallery, original theatrical trailer, trailer gallery, chapters, newly remastered.
  • DVD, NTSC.

Contents

  • pt. 1. Confronting the university: the free speech movement (42 min.) -- pt. 2. Confronting America : the anti-war movement (32 min.) -- pt. 3. Confronting history: the counter-culture movement (45 min.)
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