Berkeley in the Sixties

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Berkeley in the Sixties
Berkeley in the Sixties (film).jpg
Original film poster
Directed by Mark Kitchell
Produced by Mark Kitchell
Written by Susan Griffin
Mark Kitchell
Stephen Most
Starring Frank Bardacke
Jentri Anders
John Gage
Jack Weinberg
Jackie Goldberg
Michael Rossman
Bobby Seale
David Hilliard
Ruth Rosen
Suzy Nelson
Barry Melton
John Searle
Mike Miller
Hardy Frye
Susan Griffin
Narrated by Susan Griffin
Music by Various artists
Cinematography Stephen Lighthill
Edited by Veronica Selver
Distributed by California Newsreel
First Run Features
Release date(s) September 26, 1990
(New York City)
Running time 118 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Berkeley in the Sixties is a 1990 documentary film by Mark Kitchell. The film highlights the origins of the Free Speech Movement beginning with the May 1960 House Un-American Activities Committee hearings at San Francisco City Hall, the development of the counterculture of the 1960s in Berkeley, California, and ending with People's Park in 1969. The film features 15 student activists and archival footage of Mario Savio, Todd Gitlin, Joan Baez, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Huey Newton, Allen Ginsberg, Gov. Ronald Reagan and the Grateful Dead.[1] The film is dedicated to Fred Cody, founder of Cody's Books. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (1990-09-26). "Berkeley: Tie-Dye to Just Ties". Review/Film (The New York Times). Retrieved 2008-03-10. 
  2. ^ "NY Times: Berkeley in the Sixties". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-19. 

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