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Peter Dale Scott: Free Speech Movement Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Scott, Peter Dale
Interviewer(s):
Rubens, Lisa
Title:
Peter Dale Scott: Free Speech Movement Oral History Project
Abstract:
Peter Dale Scott was a professor in the Department of Speech and very active in raising faculty support for FSM. He describes the formation of the Faculty Committee of Two Hundred and the strategy it used to secure passage of the December 8th resolution of the Academic Senate granting the rights demanded by the FSM. Scott reflects on Mario Savio and other student activists and the high caliber of their argumentation and writing. Scott also discusses the anti-war movement on campus, the history of the speech department and his own poetry and political writing.
Subject area(s):
Education and University of California
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
2000
Project:
Free Speech Movement
Oskicat record:
b22248411
Rights:
Scott, Peter Dale. "Peter Dale Scott: Free Speech Movement Oral History Project." Interview by Lisa Rubens in 2000. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2014.