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Program (19641223)

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Program Number: 19641223
Title: The Situation at the Universities
Program Date: Dec 23, 1964
Location: California
Duration: 00:54:01 (hh:mm:ss)
Summary: State Senator McCarthy speaks about the Free Speech Movement and the
problems at the University of California-Berkeley campus. He begins by
recounting the constitution of California, reminding the audience the
university is a fourth branch of government. He moves on to question when
free speech interferes with the running of a school. He recalls the
history of the conflicts, praising the governor took the proper step in
sending police to assist the campus. McCarthy then goes on to talk about
future legislation for California in response to the issue. He says he
wants to respect free speech, but only in the proper manner.
Speaker(s): McCarthy, John F. - Republican member, California State Senate, 1950-66, 1967-71
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Subject Heading(s): California -- History -- 1950-
Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.)
Education, Higher -- California.
University of California, Berkeley.
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