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Berkeley in the Sixties (1990)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 4 March 1991 (Australia)
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A documentary about militant student political activity in the University of California-Berkely in the 1960's.

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Mark Kitchell
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jentri Anders ... Herself
Joan Baez ... Herself (archive footage)
Frank Bardacke ... Himself
Stokely Carmichael ... Himself (archive footage)
John De Bonis ... Himself (archive footage)
Hardy Frye Hardy Frye ... Himself
John Gage ... Himself
Allen Ginsberg ... Himself (archive footage)
Todd Gitlin ... Himself
Jackie Goldberg Jackie Goldberg ... Herself
Grateful Dead ... Themselves (archive footage) (as The Grateful Dead)
Susan Griffin Susan Griffin ... Herself / Narrator
David Hilliard David Hilliard ... Himself
Lyndon Baines Johnson ... Himself (archive footage) (as Lyndon Johnson)
Clark Kerr ... Himself (archive footage) (as Dr. Clark Kerr)
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The 1960's alumni of the Berkeley campus tell their stories about how the quiet school became the site of massive political activism on the part of students fighting for their right of political expression on campus and then against the Vietnam War. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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The untold story of students in the 60s

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1991 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Berkeley in the Sixties - Die Geburt der 68er Bewegung See more »

Filming Locations:

Berkeley, California, USA See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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John Searle: "... worst yet, we attracted to Berkeley, the worst collection of kooks and nuts you've ever seen in your life. Everybody saw this on television, and they had a completely distorted conception of it. They thought, 'what you do is you go to Berkeley, and you riot and you just have a great time; its one big political, sexual, drug feast.'" TC:38.52
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Features People's Park (1969) See more »

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Keep a Knockin'
Written by Little Richard
Performed by Little Richard
Courtesy of Vee Jay Records
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Discussion of turbulent issues on the country's most turbulent campus
5 January 2003 | by tjstrangSee all my reviews

This film provides an interesting look at the major issues of the 60s on one of the most liberal campuses in the country. Similar to the War at Home (based on the anti- war protests in Madison), the film interviews leaders of the different political movements to get their perspective of what was happening at the time. Good variety of people, if not ideologies. Especially enjoyed the ending that was a "where are they now" update. Glad to see that a number of them didn't stick their beliefs in their back pocket and become part of the "Hippie Beemer" set after they finished college.


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