The reader here will find some articles on the FSM I find to be of special interest. -BTS
Full FSM Press Bibliography with links

San Francisco Examiner
Tail Wags the Dog Behind UC Rebellion, et al
by Ed Montgomery

San Francisco Examiner
Behind the Scenes at UC, et al
by Ed Montgomery

San Francisco Examiner
UC Free Speech Unrest May Spread, et al
by Ed Montgomery

New York Times Magazine
The Berkeley Affair: Mr. Kerr vs. Mr. Savio & Co.
by A. H. Raskin
"'Theirs is a sort of political existentialism,”'says Paul Jacobs, a research associate at the university's Center for the Study of Law and Society, who is one of the F.S.M.'s applauders. 'All the old labels are out: if there were any orthodox Communists here, they would be a moderating influence.'
The rebels argue that students should have the same right as other citizens to participate in the political and social affairs of the outside community. What is 'unlawful' ought to be determined solely by civil and criminal courts, not by a university administration or faculty. The university's only area of proper regulation over political activity should be the establishment of minimal time-place-manner rules to guarantee that anything the students do on campus does not interfere with classes or the orderly conduct of university business. Such is the current focus of what is left of the 'free speech' issue."
“We must now begin the demand of the right to know; to know the realities of the present world-in-revolution, and to have an opportunity to
think clearly in an extended manner about the world,” says the F.S.M. credo. “It is ours to demand meaning; we must insist upon meaning!”
Savio was more succinct: “We committed the unpardonable sin of being moral and being successful.”

Look Magazine
Behind the Campus Revolt: The California Uprising
by John Poppy; photos by Paul Fusco
"We are trying to bring the human element back into our education," says Michael Rossman, a first-year mathematics graduate student who started as an observer, but quickly became a leader in the revolt. He articulates a suspicion now flourishing among students at Berkeley and elsewhere: that the multiversity is so obedient to the economy and the society that it cannot truly educate undergraduates. "It is producing neatly turned components for the big machine outside, not individual, thinking people."

Life Magazine
‘The university has become a factory’
by Jack Fincher
As [social critic] Paul Goodman says, students are the exploited class in America, subjected to all the techniques of factory methods: tight scheduling, speedups, rules of conduct they're expected to obey with little or no say-so. At Cal you're little more than an IBM card. For efficiency's sake, education is organized along quantifiable lines. One hundred and 20 units make a bachelor's degree.... The understanding, interest and care required to have a good undergraduate school are completely alien to the spirit of the system.... "

October 1965
Ladies Home Journal
Coeds in Rebellion
How America Lives
by Betty Hannah Hoffman
Pages 82-84, 167-170
Flawed Profile of FSM Arrestee Susan Druding

New York Times
California Coed, 21, Is the American Communist Party's Foremost Ingenue
by John Corry
Bettina Aptheker, who grew up in Flatbush, pestered ballplayers for autographs outside Ebbets Field and visited Prospect Park every Sunday, is, at 21, the foremost ingenue of the Communist party.

The Detroit Free Press
The Berkeley rebels five years later
By Michael Maidenberg and Philip Meyer

New York Times Magazine
Where Are the Savios Of Yesteryear?
Most Free Speech members are still radical, still active
By Wade Greene
Persons interviewed: Manuel Glenn Abascal, Bettina Aptheker, Duncan Ellinger, Art Goldberg, Matthew Hallinan, Carl and Myra Riskin, Michael Rossman, Mario Savio, Brian Turner, Jack Weinberg, Steve Weissman. "For if there was one common trait among all the Free Speechers I talked to, it was a deep involvement in the movement itself, fond memories of that involvement and the sense that if the occasion demanded, that experience-its techniques and its emotions-was something to draw upon for renewed activism."

Los Angeles Times
The Aging Revolutionaries
by Al Martinez
"'What no one knew, says Steve Weissman from London, 'is that we didn't take the Free Speech Movement as seriously as the media did.
'We had an excellent sense of humor. Even Mario was self-deprecating.'"

December 9-14, 1984
San Francisco Examiner
Agents of Change
by Lynn Ludlow and George Frost