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Student demands and arrests

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Program Title:
Student demands and arrests
Series Title:
PRA Archive #: 
AZ1379
Description: 

On December 3, 1964, students involved in sit-in of Sproul Hall are arrested. Speakers discuss the differences between current arrest scene conducted by Berkeley police and earlier aggressive arrests by California Highway Patrol. Mario Savio discusses how Regents' policies on advocacy must go. Report on arrests of students continues. California Highway Patrol enters crowd and begins beating students and throwing them down stairs. Daniel Visnick of United Press describes interactions between Berkeley police and CHP as well as CHP's subsequent actions in Sprout Hall. Several UCB students provide descriptions of police violence and actions toward students. KPFA reporter Sidney Rogers reports on news media being blocked by police from the viewing the action against students.
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Station: 
Date Recorded on: 
1964-12-02
Date Broadcast on: 
NULL
Item duration: 
00:29:20
Distributor: 
KPFA
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