Berkeley in the sixties /

Through interviews with participants and archival footage, presents a history of Berkeley, California in the 1960s. Chronicles student participation in protest movements at the University of California, Berkeley, from the 1960 demonstration against the House Un-American Activities Committee in San F...

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Corporate Author: Black Panther Party, (on-screen participant.)
Other Authors: Kitchell, Mark, (Screenwriter)
Griffin, Susan,
(Narrator, Screenwriter, Commentator)

Lighthill, Stephen,
(director of photography.)

Most, Stephen,
(Screenwriter)

Anders, Jentri,
(Commentator)

Baez, Joan,
(Singer)

Bardacke, Frank,
(Commentator, interviewee (expression))

Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998,
(Speaker)

Frye, Hardy T.,
(Commentator)

Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997,
(on-screen participant,, interviewee (expression))

Gitlin, Todd,
(Commentator)

Goldberg, Jackie,
(Commentator, Speaker)

Hilliard, David,
(Commentator)

Johnson, Lyndon B. 1908-1973,
(Speaker)

Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003,
(Speaker, interviewee (expression))

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968,
(Speaker)

Melton, Barry,
(Commentator)

Miller, Mike, 1937-
(Commentator)

Newton, Huey P.,
(interviewee (expression))

Ochs, Phil,
(Singer)

Potter, Paul,
(Speaker)

Rafferty, Max, 1917-1982,
(interviewee (expression))

Reagan, Ronald,
(Speaker, interviewee (expression))

Rosen, Ruth,
(Commentator)

Rossman, Michael,
(Commentator, Speaker)

Savio, Mario,
(Speaker, on-screen participant.)

Seale, Bobby, 1936-
(Commentator, interviewee (expression))

Searle, John R.,
(Commentator)

Strong, Edward W. 1901-
(on-screen participant.)

Walter, Francis E. 1894-1963,
(Speaker)

Willis, Edwin E., 1904-1972,
(interviewee (expression))
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:New York : First Run Features, [2002]
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Summary:Through interviews with participants and archival footage, presents a history of Berkeley, California in the 1960s. Chronicles student participation in protest movements at the University of California, Berkeley, from the 1960 demonstration against the House Un-American Activities Committee in San Francisco to the 1969 People's Park confrontation. This film captures the decades events, the birth of the Free Speech Movement, civil rights marches, anti-Vietnam War protests, the counter-culture, the women's movement, and the rise of the Black Panthers. Dramatic archival footage interwoven with present-day interviews and 18 songs from the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, The Band, and the Jefferson Airplane.
Copyright:©2002
©1990
Language Notes:English dialogue.
General Notes:Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
A/V Characteristics:digital optical
Digital Characteristics:video file DVD video region 1
Credits:Editor, Veronica Selver ; director of photography, Stephen Lighthill.
Performer:Narrator: Susan Griffin ; featuring: Jentri Anders, Joan Baez, Frank Bardacke, Stokely Carmichael, John De Bonis, Hardy Frye, John Gage, Allen Ginsberg, Todd Gitlin, Jackie Goldberg, David Hilliard, Lyndon Johnson, Dr. Clark Kerr, Martin Luther King, Barry Melton, Mike Miller, Robert Mitchum, Suzy Nelson, Huey P. Newton, Phil Ochs, Paul Potter, Max Rafferty, Ronald Reagan, James Rector, Ruth Rosen, Michael Rossman, Mario Savio, Bobby Seale, John Searle, Edward Strong, Francis E. Walter, Jack Weinberg, Edwin Willis.
System Details:DVD, NTSC ; full-screen presentation.
Awards:Nominee, Best Documentary, Features, 1990 Academy Awards.
Production Credits:Editor, Veronica Selver ; director of photography, Stephen Lighthill.