Sunday Memorial Honors Reginald Zelnik,UC Historian and Key FSM Supporter: By RICHARD BRENNEMAN

Friday August 27, 2004

a Friends and family of renowned UC Berkeley historian and Free Speech Movement supporter Reginald Zelnik will gather for a memorial service Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Faculty Glade outside the Men’s Faculty Club. 

Zelnik, internationally famous for his studie s of Russian and Soviet history, died in a May 17 accident when a delivery truck backed over him as he strolled across the campus. 

The memorial, sponsored by UC’s Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies and the Department of History, will be opened by Martin Jay, Chair of Berkeley Department of History, followed by recollections from leading current and retired faculty from Cal, Stanford, Yale, the University of Pennsylvania and New York University and Lynne Hollander Savio, Free Speech Movement activist and spouse of the late Mario Savio. 

Following their talks, there will be an open mic for 15 minutes, followed by closing remarks from Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York.