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Remembering Bob (‘Mario’) Savio

Nancy Scheper-Hughes, anthropology professor | September 22, 2014

In the fall of 1963, Bob (“Mario”) Savio enrolled at the University of California at Berkeley. There, he quickly rose to national prominence as leader of the Free Speech Movement, which became a major catalyst for the anti-Vietnam War movement and years later for the South African anti-apartheid divestment movement. How did Savio, a brilliant … Continue reading »