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Bruce Barthol: Free Speech Movement Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Barthol, Bruce
Interviewer(s):
Rubens, Lisa
Title:
Bruce Barthol: Free Speech Movement Oral History Project
Abstract:
Bruce Barthol was an undergraduate at Berkeley and just beginning his career as a musician. He was the original bass player for Country Joe and the Fish--the band known perhaps best for their anti-Vietnam War anthum “Fixin to Die Rag.” This interview took place at the San Francisco Mime Troupe, where Barthol has been musical director since 1976. The interview reflects on Barthol’s liberal upbringing, travels with his family to Europe, experiences in FSM and the developing music scene in Berkeley.
Subject area(s):
Education and University of California
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
2000
Project:
Free Speech Movement
Oskicat record:
b22248411
Rights:
Barthol, Bruce. "Bruce Barthol: Free Speech Movement Oral History Project." Interview by Lisa Rubens in 2000. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2013.