Bannon Expected to Address Berkeley, a Hotbed of Conflict Over Free Speech

“Even if you don’t agree with him politically,” he said, Mr. Bannon “was one of the most influential figures in the 2016 election.”

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Protesters started a fire on Berkeley’s campus in February during a rally against the scheduled appearance of Milo Yiannopoulos. The speech was canceled.

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Dan Mogulof, a spokesman for the university, said Tuesday that the event’s organizers had not submitted any of the information or forms required for the university to provide security: a description of the events, for example, and a police services request form. The requirements are outlined in Berkeley’s events policy, he noted, and “they just…

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