Students: When & Where to Speak

"The students are restless," says University of California President Clark Kerr and he would beyond a doubt include Mario Savio. Born in New York city, Savio glided through high school at the top of a class of 1,200, spent two years in local colleges shopping for majors, then moved with his Sicilian-'immigrant parents to California and entered the university at Berkeley Soon was "disenchanted." He "drifted" into the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee ("Snick") and last summer joined a Freedom School in McComb, Miss., to teach Negroes poetry history, math and genetics—"a good...