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The Strawberry Statement

Notes of a College Revolutionary
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A classic that s copies in hardcover, The Strawberry Statement retains its appeal to college students The Strawberry Statement book to the world's injustices while Cited by: 1. Author Jim Kunen's "Strawberry Statement" is truly an eyewitness, boots on the ground chronicling of the events of that turbulent era of at Columbia, from the perspective of the activists AND the issues of war, injustice and racism, they were trying to remedy/5.

The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary was a class assignment, and, not surprisingly, no one else in my group loved it nearly as much as I did.

Actually, unloved it was too kind for what they felt about my treasured little manifesto. They were not interested in the glimpse we got of the revolution. Take that, stupid world!/5(25). The Strawberry Statement is a well-intentioned mess of a movie.

As drama, it's pretty hopeless, featuring a trite screenplay rife with stereotypes posing as characters and a plot that casts motivation and reality to the wind in favor of "big" moments that are supposed to be full of meaning but ring totally : Warner Archives. While his focus is on the events of the protest, The Strawberry Statement also meanders into his personal life, hitchhiking in summer, reflecting on America.

The book becomes embarrassingly pretentious and sixtiesesque in places, but it also provides a balanced, thoughtful account of the student protests, highlighting both real issues and trendy posturing. The Strawberry Statement is, or a least tries to be, more than a collection of such deadly wise cracks.

But as a book, it faces some The Strawberry Statement book problems. The Columbia affair, in which Kunen was a front line-participant, is pretty well wrapped up by page fifty, and where the book will go from there is by no means certain.

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Kunen,Avon edition, in English The strawberry statement ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 1. Strawberry Statement.

Columbia used to be called King’s College. They changed the name in because they wanted to be patriotic and Columbia means America. This week we’ve been finding out what America means.

Every morning now when I wake up I have to run through the whole thing in my mind. I have to do that because I wake up in a familiar. This is a very Hefnerian sort of comparison; actually The Strawberry Statement is a statement about youth only slightly less cogent than The Wizard of Oz.

It is in fact no more than a middling example of how Hollywood operates to exploit any fad, the sort of thing Kunen was thinking about in his book: “If you find something that you like, they take it and buy it and sell it and never.

The Strawberry Statement. 19 likes. Author: James Simon KunenFollowers: The Strawberry Statement (), directed by Stuart Hagmann, is a dramatization of the book. The Strawberry Statement is a non-fiction book by James Simon Kunen, written when he which chronicled his experiences at Columbia University from –, particularly the April protests and takeover of the office of the dean of Columbia by student protesters.

A classic that s copies in hardcover, The Strawberry Statement retains its appeal to college students sensitive to the world's injustices while /5(15).

Discusses his lack of authority to write a book, but decides to write one anyway. Discusses that he is the one writing the book, however his thought are no different than the thoughts of the youth of another generation; what you think at nineteen is universal across all generations, youth as a movement has “always been happening.” (Intro) He wants to do something about racism.

The student rebellions of the s caught through the eyes of a Columbia College undergraduate during the spring of A classic that s copies in hardcover, The Strawberry Statement retains its appeal to college students sensitive to the world's injustices while confronting their own adult future/5().

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The Strawberry Statement () R | 1h 49min | Drama, Romance | 14 June (UK) An apolitical college student joins a group of campus protesters to meet girls but gets swept up in their cause and involved in a violent confrontation with police/10(K).

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The Strawberry Statement by James S. Kunen,Random House edition, in EnglishPages:   referencing The Strawberry Statement, 2xLP, 2SEST, 2 SE 14 ST Track A2 "Our House" is missing on some releases e.g. RI as /5(95). This book was written on napkins and cigarette packs and hitchhiking signs.

It was spread all over, but so is my mind."" And so is young (19) James Kunen&#;up the wall and on the ledge of Columbia reading Lord Jim or shaving with Grayson Kirk's razor during the happening, or on television, or writing parts of his (this?) diary for New York magazine, or going home from time.

In The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary, James Simon Kunen, a nineteen-year-old Columbia University sophomore, attempts to explain his generation of rebellious college students.

The first third of the page book chronicles in journal fashion Kunen's somewhat diffident participation in the protests at Columbia University between April 22 and.

The student rebellions of the s caught through the eyes of a Columbia College undergraduate during the spring of A classic that s copies in hardcover, The Strawberry Statement retains its appeal to college students sensitive to the world's injustices while confronting their own adult future.; /5(1).

The double-LP soundtrack to the film featuring Bruce Davison, Kim Darby, and James Coco is a coup for record executive Mike Curb, who composes the ultra-tacky liner notes, which contain the keyword "relevance."It's a compilation of songs by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Neil Young, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Buffy Saint-Marie, and Thunderclap Newman, along with instrumentals 7/ Find books like The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Strawberry Statement on Discogs/5(39). The Strawberry Statement seems like a strange title for a politically aware movie about the tumultuous s, but it makes sense when you know its origin story.

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In the spring ofa large number of student protesters were raising a ruckus at Columbia University, centering their complaints on two primary issues closely tied to the decade's energetic antiwar and civil-rights.

Set to anthemic songs of the time, The Strawberry Statement is both about and from the era of protests that swept campuses in the s and 70s. Bruce Davison plays Simon, an athlete drawn to the excitement of a demonstration, to a girl (Kim Darby) he meets and ultimately, to.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Strawberry Statement The story is about a young student which plays in the 70's in San Fransisco. Many students are revolting against the corruption of the school's management, and there are capturing the school.In the Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary, James Simon Kunen, a nineteen-year-old Columbia Universtiy sophomore, attempts to explain his generation of rebellious college students.

The first third of the page book chronicles a journal fashion Kunen's somewhat diffident participation in the protests at Columbia University.In The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary, James Simon Kunen, a nineteen-year-old Columbia University sophomore, attempts to explain his generation of rebellious college students.

The first third of the page book chronicles in journal fashion Kunen's somewhat diffident participation in the protests at Columbia University.