Underground by Mark Rudd
My Life with SDS and the Weathermen

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“Honest and funny, passionate and contrite, meticulously researched and deeply philosophical: an essential document on the ’60s.”
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Mark Rudd, former ’60s radical student leader and onetime fugitive member of the notorious Weather Underground, tells his compelling and engrossing story for the first time in Underground. The chairman of the SDS and leader of the 1968 student uprising at Columbia University, Rudd offers a gripping narrative of his political awakening and fugitive life during one of the most influential periods in modern U.S. history.

 

About Mark Rudd

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Mark Rudd is now a teacher in New Mexico, where he lives with his family.
 
Published March 11, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 352 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Crime. Non-fiction

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Provocative memoir by the antiwar activist best known for his role in the Columbia University occupation of 1968.

Jun 24 2010 | Read Full Review of Underground: My Life with SDS...

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Mark Rudd recalls his time with the Weathermen.

May 03 2009 | Read Full Review of Underground: My Life with SDS...

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I, like Harris, had a problem with linking God to preposterous propositions and with the punishment angle so common to rule based religions, you know - God has wacky ideas about things and walks with a big stick just looking for ways to use it.

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Florens is a young woman, one of two black slaves on a Protestant settler’s plantation (there also are a Native American slave, and two white indentured servants who probably never will be free).

Nov 14 2008 | Read Full Review of Underground: My Life with SDS...

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