Mario Savio

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Mario Savio
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Mario Savio on Sproul Hall steps, 1966
Born(1942-12-08)8 December 1942
Died6 November 1996(1996-11-06) (aged 53)
Cause of deathHeart attack
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley, Queens College, San Francisco State University, Martin Van Buren High School
OccupationActivist
Known for"Bodies Upon The Gears"
Spouse(s)Suzanne Goldberg (1965-72) Lynne Hollander (m. 1980)

Mario Savio (December 8, 1942 – November 6, 1996) was an American activist. He was an important activist during the Berkeley Free Speech Movement. He is most famous for his speeches given at Sproul Hall, University of California, Berkeley during the 1960s counterculture movement.[1]

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  1. Lovio, Grace (August 28, 2013). "'Berkeley in the Sixties' aims to affect the present". The Daily Californian.