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KPFA/B News: Report of Student Rally at San Francisco State to Remove Police Off Campus; 'University at War' Research Panelist Special Feature
Yuen, Hoh-Kun
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UC Berkeley, Ethnic Studies Library
California Revealed from Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
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[Side A]: (Classical music from 0:00-21:32); (21:32-52:37) interview between KPFA Reporter Anna Mackelson and filmmaker Brant Sloan, they talk about film in the United States verus the film made in Europe, more specifically in France. (53:00-56:22) brief report announcement giving details of student rally by reporter Burton White and announcing the "University at War" special. (56:22-2:26:36) The special is a panel of researchers discussing the involvement of American Universities in war effort. The researchers include Carol Brightman (editor of the Viet Report and instructor at The New School in New York), Mike Klare (associate editor of the Viet Report and staff member of North American Congress on Latin America), Mike Locker (staff member of the North American Congress on Latin America and teacher at Brooklyn College), and Paul Rockwell (graduate student at Columbia University). This special explores the extent and nature of the war involvement on campus and then to explore its effects on the university and the country. (2:26:36) continues the report of the student rally at San Francisco State that ended in police brutality and arrests. Reporter Danny Smithson reports San Francisco State President Hayakawa ordering students to disburse. Some reporters stated that the demonstraters were the first to act violent however reporter Colin Edwards stated that he did not see any violence from demonstrators. Dr. Carlton Goodlett was in attendance of the rally. Dr. Goodlett led the students away from the adminstration building and tried to tell officers to be non-violent towards students. Dr. Goodlett and Reverand Jerry Patterson were both beaten and arrested by police. A short report on the student press conference regarding the rally. Later there were more reports on student strikes in other college campuses, such as San Jose State and Fordham University. (2:51:18) Oakland high school students strike demanding Ethnic Studies, job training programs, and smaller class sizes. The rest of side A talks of international students strikes/demonstrations across the globe. [Side B] Student Rally at San Francisco State continued (0:00-1:01) live recording from inside the administration building. (1:01-24:19) Live recording of the rally from outside of the administration building at SF State. Reports of police spraying mace on student demonstartors and other forms of police brutality. Also description of the actions made by the student demonstrators. (17:13-19:38) Dr. Carlton Goodlett is speaking to the police, urging them to be non-violent towards student but is constantly being drowned out by police megaphones. Police can be heard pushing students, yelling them to move back. More reporting on the large use of police brutality and policemen from various different counties not wearing their badges as they harrass students and make arrests. (30:56-34:54) Russell Brad (president of the student association) is interviewed by the reporter and gives a brief overview of what was happening. The rally was held to protest policemen off campus since they have causing violence to the lives of students. Also wanted to add that no students were inside classrooms during the time of the rally. There was also an attempt by students to use court action to get police officers off their campus. (46:06-46:39) a student witness of what happened on the intersection of 19th street and Halloway street. Explained when police kicked students off campus they came to 19th and Halloway where they stopped traffic and shut off the power for the cable cars until the police chased them away. 47:40 is where the report ends. The KPFA/B reporters were Danny Smithson, Burton White and Warren Van Orden. Digitization made possible through a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council of Libraries and Information Resources.
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Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley
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