9/11 Anniversary

Group carrying "Free Speech" banner at UC Berkeley

Fifty years ago this fall, students at UC Berkeley started protesting restrictions on campus political activity and debate. The Free Speech Movement gained international attention and helped pave the way for the anti-war and civil rights movements, as well as for the election of Ronald Reagan as governor of California. Forum talks to veterans of the movement about its history and legacy.

Tom Barbash

The New York Times Book Review calls Tom Barbash “a true craftsman who sweats over every sentence,” and says the stories in his new collection are “addictive.” The Marin County-based fiction writer and journalist joins us in the studio to talk about his new book, “Stay Up With Me.” We will also mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks — which Barbash dealt with in his 2003 bestseller “On Top of the World” — and talk with him about the legacy of those tragic events.

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