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Young Americans and drugs abroad [Download]

Bellecourt on the American Indian Movement [Download]

A military analyst with the RAND Corporation and employee of both the Defense and State Departments, Ellsberg became an opponent of the war in Vietnam and came to national attention in the late 1960s for his role in releasing the Pentagon Papers. In 1980, Ellsberg came to UMass Amherst at the invitation of the university’s Distinguished Visitors Program to speak in support the Nuclear Freeze initiative on the state ballot.

Daniel Ellsberg Distinguished Visitors Program lecture, part 1 [Download]

Daniel Ellsberg lecture, part 2 [Download]

Daniel Ellsberg lecture, part 3 [Download]

One week after the massive No Nukes concert in New York City sponsored by Musicians United for Safe Energy, Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda came to UMass Amherst to deliver a fiery speech opposing nuclear energy and the political power of oil and gas corporations, and discussing the future of alternate energy. Hayden delivered the talk in Amherst.

Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda lecture [Download]

Hubert Humphrey being shouted down by UMass students [Download]

A former professional football player, Kopay was among the first athletes to announce publicly that he was gay.

David Kopay lecture, part 1 [Download]

David Kopay lecture, part 2 [Download]

Donald B. Louria lecture [Download]

SCUA’s fifth annual colloquium on social change featured talks by Raymond Mungo, author of the seminal memoir on the 1960s, Famous Long Ago, and scholar and former president of Students for a Democratic Society Todd Gitlin. The speakers were introduced by Tom Fels, co-founder of the Famous Long Ago archive in SCUA.

Social Change colloquium, 2009 [Download]

Audio begins with Cranston’s talk in progress on the threat of nuclear war and excess military spending.

Alan Cranston and Robert Rodale [Download]

Carl Oglesby lecture, introduction [Download]

Carl Oglesby lecture, part 1 [Download]

Carl Oglesby lecture, part 1a [Download]

Carl Oglesby lecture, part 2 [Download]

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