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Mario Savio's Historic Call to Action in Berkeley 45 Years Ago Today: December 2nd, 1964
by Free Speech
Wednesday Dec 2nd, 2009 4:01 PM
Mario Savio: "There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can't take part; you can't even passively take part, and you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels, upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you've got to make it stop. And you've got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you're free, the machine will be prevented from working at all!"
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Audio and Text: Full Sit-in Address on the Steps of Sproul Hall, UCB, December 2nd, 1964moreWednesday Dec 2nd, 2009 9:18 PM
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