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Reminiscences of Paul Buhle : oral history, 1985

Creator: Buhle, Paul, 1944-
Project: Student movements of the 1960s project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 208 pages Sound recording: 5 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Family background, childhood in Illinois; early experience with civil rights movement; early involvement with counter-culture; University of Illinois, undergraduate years; marriage to Mari Jo Buhle; membership in Socialist Labor Party; old and new lefts; University of Connecticut; Students for a Democratic Society membership; impact of literature on ideas; "The Guardian"; "Radical America": founding and development, ideology, editorial board problems; University of Wisconsin at Madison, graduate years: student organization, Dow demonstration, faculty positions on student movements, teaching assistants' strike; violent demonstrations; disintegration of Students for a Democratic Society; rise of Maoism and Marxism-Leninism; roles of particular religious groups in movements; personal expectations of future radical movements


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985

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