Berkeley in the Sixties

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Berkeley in the Sixties

  • 1990 ----- color ----- 118 min ----- vhs
  • Considered by many the best filmic treatment of the era, it takes one back to the Civil Rights sit-ins, the Free Speech Movement, the Anti-War Movement, the Black Panthers, and the counter-culture. Former student leaders grapple with the meaning of their campus experience and its impact on their adult lives. Footage culled from thousands of film clips and hundreds of interviews interwoven with the music of Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix and others bring the period to life. (Sectioned for classroom use: Part I: Confronting the University (42 min); Part II: Confronting America (32 min); Part III: Confronting History (44 min)).
  • Topics: (Adolescence, American Ethnic Studies: Afro-American, Education, History: American, Motion Pictures: Documentary, Political Science: American, United States, War and Peace)