Students: Striking Out at Berkeley

This fall, student dissidents were expected to create more chaos on more campuses than ever. But they have failed to disrupt the University of California at Berkeley, where the wave of rebellion began four years ago. Last week a call for a campus-wide strike was heeded by less than 20% of Berkeley's 28,000 students, even though the activists had an issue far more provocative than anything enjoyed by Mario Savio and his 1964 Free Speech Movement.

The rebels' cause was a ruling by the California regents that Black Panther Leader Eldridge Cleaver could...

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