Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Paling around with terrorists - again

The recent presidential campaign and the controversy surrounding Bill Ayers reignited the debate about anti war protesters in the 60's.  What value did they have and how did the violent ways of some of them help or hurt the movement?  Mark Rudd has spent the last forty years evaluating the choices he made as a member of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the more violent Weather Underground. In his new memoir, Underground: My Life with SDS and the Weathermen,Mark Rudd reveals the first hand drama as well as the naivete of one of the most controversial periods in U.S. history.

My conversation with Mark Rudd: