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.
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.
As the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 nears, we check back in with guests we spoke to shortly after the attacks about how their views on patriotism have changed a decade later. What are your reflections on the nation 10 years after the attacks?
Ten years after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, we talk with members of the Bay Area Muslim community. How have the lives of local Muslims changed over the past decade? Are tensions between Muslims and non-Muslims, heightened in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, getting better or worse?
A decade after the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, we look back to see how both the geopolitical landscape and the U.S. role as a world leader have been impacted.
This program is part of our series on how the country has changed in the decade since 9/11.
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