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Passing the Buck

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Henry announced he’d taken the DuBois Club decision out of Millet’s hands and passed it to a committee of the board of trustees. Millet appeared relieved to be done with it. The president had faced ... More


A Sign of the End: Weathermen Come to Town

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

SDS split in two: the SDS/RYM (Revolutionary Youth Movement)--led by Jeff Jones, Bernardine Dohrn, and Mark Rudd, soon to become Weathermen—and the SDS/PL (Progressive Labor), led by old-school ... More


The Movements

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the movements that were the central targets of COINTELPRO–New Left and COINTELPRO–White Hate Groups, namely Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the United Klans of ... More


Wing Tips in Their Midst: The Impact of COINTELPRO

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the effects that COINTELPRO actions had on their targets, especially how these impacts varied across COINTEL programs based on the vulnerability of particular classes of ... More


Introduction

THOMAS KIFFMEYER

in Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125091
eISBN:
9780813135175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125091.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1960s, President Kennedy's inauguration speech challenged the youth to do something for the country. As this speech inspired many, several activists joined the Appalachian volunteers (AVs) ... More


Introduction

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the two wings of one generation, the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and Young Americans for Freedom (YAF)—their relationships, their tensions, their compatibilities, ... More


The New Age

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter traces the origins of SDS and YAF, and then compares the founding principles of each organization. It explains that youth in both groups encountered parallel processes of disillusionment ... More


Backgrounds

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the backgrounds of activists and their families, contrasting the social worlds of youth of the left and right. It explains that not only were members of SDS and YAF from ... More


The Counterculture: Left Meets Right

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter analyzes how and why the counterculture divided activists within SDS and YAF, at the same time that it brought the worlds of the left and right together. It explains that the use of ... More


The Woman Question

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the divisions within both SDS and YAF over “the woman question,” over whether women were first- or second-class citizens. It explains that despite objective evidence of male ... More


Paradise Lost

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the ideological conflicts that tore SDS and YAF apart during the late 1960s as activists became polarized and each organization faced factionalization. It notes that at the same ... More


Openings: Politics, Culture, and Activism in the 1960s

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

By the middle of the 1960s, peace activists in Britain and West Germany had turned their attention away from issues of nuclear armaments and focused primarily on the United States’ military ... More


Multidimensional NMR investigation of the Neurotoxic Peptide Mastoparan in the Absence and Presence of Calmodulin

F. Mari and X. Xie

in Biological NMR Spectroscopy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094688
eISBN:
9780197560754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094688.003.0019
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Calmodulin (CaM) is the major Ca2+ receptor in eukaryotic cells (Means and Rasmussen, 1988). This paper begins an investigation into the structural ... More


A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

David Barber

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the spring of 1969, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) had reached its zenith as the largest, most radical movement of white youth in American history—a genuine New Left. Yet less than a year ... More


Civil Rights, Free Speech, and War

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

By the middle of the decade, civil rights dominated the nation’s news media, but the war was escalating, and the student newspaper, the Daily Illini, was filled with stories of both. The paper ... More


Spring/Summer ’67: Women Rising

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Student enrollment at the university was 2:1 male to female, as was the movement, and despite talk of equality, the campus movement was driven by white males who treated women poorly. Women spoke of ... More


Draft Resisters Act

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In early October the DRU voted to sit-in at the local draft board, and two members announced they’d burn their draft cards the day of the event. Herbert Gutowsky, Chemistry Department head, met with ... More


Then There Was Dow

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In mid-October a peaceful Dow sit-in at UW Madison turned violent when the university’s president directed police to intervene. The day after, Illinois SDS met and voted to sit-in against a Dow visit ... More


Summer ’68: The Turning Begins

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The decade of the sixties was filled with violence toward civil rights protesters, Viet Cong guerrillas, and Vietnamese civilians, and with Black Panthers and ghetto riots and assassinations; yet the ... More


Why the New Left Failed

David Barber

in A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why it Failed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110171
eISBN:
9781604733051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110171.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to trace the history of a particular social movement, the white New Left, from 1965 to May 1970. In tracing this history, the ultimate ... More


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