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1966 — Berkeley Jr. High students protest the Vietnam war and take a stand at the City Council

Only in Berkeley could Jr. High School students (in this case, young anti-Vietnam war teens from Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School) take over a Berkeley City Council meeting and have their comments recorded for broadcast on public radio. 


Anti-Vietnam war teens at a Berkeley City Council meeting make their concerns an agenda item, while being recorded for KPFA-FM, the independent Berkeley public radio station.


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"We want to be a part of the action," say these Martin Luther King Middle School students in 1966.

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