Mario Savio's Speech Analysis

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In 1964, young students became protestors through a series of sit-ins, walk-outs, rallies, and joining allies. At Berkley University, the “free speech movement” really took into effect and drew attention. Mario Savio composed a speech on oppression and how people felt in the sixties. The Vietnam War promoted a powerful anti-war movement across the nation. From “teach-ins” to marches, people criticized the United States as murderous and imperialistic. Citizens began to target businesses, saying that they were “war profiters”. They began to riot and set businesses on fire across the nation. In this article, it talks about young rebels and how people showed their opinions in public through violence.