On a recent weekday, Fourth Street between Bancroft and Allston ways in West Berkeley was mostly abandoned. Unlike the upscale stretch of shops and eateries on the other side of University Avenue, this section of Fourth Street, a former hub of West Berkeley's once bustling industrial and warehouse sector, is now an empty reminder of glory days gone by.
On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with Seth Rosenfeld, author of Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals and Reagan's Rise to Power. “Ultimately,” says Rosenfeld, “this is a cautionary tale about the dangers of secrecy and power.” Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. What are your memories of activism in Berkeley in the 60s? Or if you’re involved today, have you experienced repression? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.