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Carl Schorske: Intellectual Life, Civil Libertarian Issues, and the Student Movement at the University of California at Berkeley 1960-1969

Interviewee(s):
Schorske, Carl
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Title:
Carl Schorske: Intellectual Life, Civil Libertarian Issues, and the Student Movement at the University of California at Berkeley 1960-1969
Abstract:
From Wesleyan University to the Department of History at Berkeley, 1960; thoughts on Catholics and Jews in academia; faculty life and politics on campus and in the history department: the Arts Club, Joseph Kerman, Thomas Kuhn, Carl Bridenbaugh, Raymond Sontag; chairing the history department, 1962-1963: free speech issues re SLATE and communist speakers on campus; reflections on Free Speech Movement, 1964-1965, and faculty response; assistant chancellor for educational development under Roger Heyns, 1965-1966, campus efforts at educational reform; anti-war and third-world movements on campus; leaving Berkeley for Princeton, 1969; Schorske's teaching and writings on European intellectual history.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1996 1997
Project:
History Department, UC Berkeley
Oskicat record:
b10389141
Rights:
Schorske, Carl. "Carl Schorske: Intellectual Life, Civil Libertarian Issues, and the Student Movement at the University of California at Berkeley 1960-1969." Interview by Ann Lage in 1996 and 1997. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2000.