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Reminiscences of Michael S. Balter : oral history, 1985

Creator: Balter, Michael S.
Project: Student movements of the 1960s project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 91 pages Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Childhood in Van Nuys, California; college at University of California at Los Angeles; early involvement with Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), 1968; movement from SDS to Progressive Labor (PL); relations among various radical movements at UCLA; issues and demonstrations at UCLA; induction into and service in the Army, 1969-1970: anti-war agitation among troops, courts martial, and eventual discharge; end of affiliation with PL; work with American Civil Liberties Union on legal suit against Los Angeles Police Department for illegal surveillance, 1982-1985


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985

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