50 years of free speech

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The Daily Californian remains committed to documenting both the legacy of the Free Speech Movement and the continued activism of students and others in Berkeley. We urge our readers to engage with the campus activities this month and reflect on what our campus history means to you today as students, faculty, administration or
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FBI ordered to pay UC Berkeley alumnus $470,000

A federal judge ruled Oct. 17 that the FBI must pay a UC Berkeley alumnus and former Daily Californian writer nearly half a million dollars for withholding records concerning the bureau’s covert activities during the 1950s and 60s.
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‘Who were the real Subversives?’

Daily Cal alumnus Seth Rosenfeld discusses new book on FBI involvement in Free Speech Movement at Berkeley

Seth Rosenfeld, author of the newly released book “Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals and Reagan’s Rise to Power,” spoke at UC Berkeley Wednesday evening to discuss his new book in which he reveals the “secret history” of the FBI’s involvement on the Berkeley campus in the 1960s.
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