Berkeley: Seems Like Old Times

Seems Like Old Times

"This is about as bad as anything that I can recall in the 1960s," said a dismayed University of California, Berkeley, Chancellor Ira Heyman. Some 400 demonstrators, many armed with rocks, bottles and chunks of concrete, faced off against club-swinging police. In two days of fighting, more than 150 were arrested and at least 33 injured.

The issue this time was not free speech on campus, as in 1964, or the war in Viet Nam, as in 1965 and afterward, but the state university system's estimated $2.4 billion investment in 33 U.S. companies that are doing business in South Africa. Dissatisfied...

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