FSM Oral Histories (landing page)

These interviews were conducted by high school students in 2015.

Adrienne Aron

Adrianne Aron, FSM Participant

"[Mario Savio] was the guy who talked to nobodies."

(Biography: https://tinyurl.com/Aron-FSM)

Linda Artel

Linda Artel, FSM Participant

"I had to decide, after being part of this for weeks and months, was I going to get arrested?" (Biography: https://tinyurl.com/Artel-FSM)

Bob CIrese

Bob Cirese, FSM Participant

"I was one of the first people to sit in front of the police car...If they move this car, I'm going to get crushed. Fortunately, 300 other people joined me in blocking the car." (Biography: https://tinyurl.com/Cirese-FSM)

Harvey Dong

Harvey Dong, TWLF Participant

"We wanted programs that were relevant to our lives, such as Ethnic Studies Programs." (Biography: https://tinyurl.com/Dong-TWLF)

Patty Iiyama

Patty Iiyama, FSM & TWLF Participant

"In the FSM 'you had a feel for how democracy works, and how to reach our to people to change people's minds'" (Biography: https://tinyurl.com/Iiyama-FSM-TWLF)

John Jekabson

John Jekabson, FSM Participant

"I did try to keep a distance so that I could be impartial, but you really couldn't be impartial." (Biography: https://tinyurl.com/Jekabson-FSM)

Jack Litewka

Jack Litewka, FSM Participant

The FSM "made campusus a legitimate area to have political and social discussions." (Biography: https://tinyurl.com/Litewka-FSM)