I’m pretty good at tracking things down on the Internet but a few months ago when I tried to find Hillary Clinton’s Wellesley College thesis on. It is no accident that she chose to write about Saul Alinsky for her senior thesis at Wellesley College. As a social activist, Alinsky was as much a. An Analysis of the Alinsky Model,” a page senior thesis at Wellesley College on the elder radical’s tactics. At the Clintons’ request, the thesis.

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Though I can assure you that I will very soon,” Lacivita added with a laugh. The pragmatism of a politician joins the fundamentalism of a certain kind of true believer: Next, Alinsky threatened to bring black people to a Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert after treating them to hilllary banquet of nothing but huge portions of baked beans.

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Kodak tried to keep protesters at a distance by holding the meeting in Flemington, New Jersey, but FIGHT brought 1, people more than miles to the meeting. In earlythe White House requested that Wellesley not release the thesis to anyone.

Hillary Clinton’s Thesis about Radical Activist Saul Alinsky

It first received public exposure in when msnbc. Hillary Rodham addressing the graduating class at Wellesley: She learned early on that people interpret things by their age. October 13, at 8: Slaight, respectfully presents a photocopy of the typewritten manuscript in a black binder, cushioning it on green foam pads so as not to stress the leather.


A New York Clintoon review of Rodham’s thesis summarized her views as follows: One example in a real political context shows her legal and theis mind at work.

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Retrieved from ” https: As progressives we should consider this tactic; it works. Though some student activists of the s may have idolized Alinsky, he didn’t particularly idolize them.

Obama was constantly attacked for his supposed allegiance to Alinsky during his two campaigns dlinton president, and throughout his presidency. She cited scholars who claimed that Alinsky’s small gains actually delayed attainment of bigger goals for the poor and minorities. By her junior year, she had to be talked by her professor into taking an internship with Rep.

He believed that they relied too much on protests, demonstrations, and media celebrities, and did not understand the importance of building organizations. This literal order of approval is important to our understanding of Hillary Clinton.

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Hillary Haters’ Fixation on Saul Alinsky

October 14, at 1: In my opinion, what needs to be done is that progressives need to use more tact. Later that month she became nationally known.

Readers can copy only a few pages. But overlooked in the controversy was the larger story of how conservatives have twisted a little-known community organizer into a symbol of radical extremism. The New York Times. In her senior year, she was campaigning for the anti-war Democrat Eugene McCarthy. Say Alinsky and people think radical, that American word that now has a bad reputation.


Alinsky, I see a different way than you. Schechter, who describes taking the call from the White House. Most likely, she does not want the American people to know the extent to which she internalized and assimilated the beliefs and methods of Saul Alinsky.

Hillary Haters’ Fixation on Saul Alinsky

According to Allan Schuster, professor of Political Science at WellesleY, she chose her senior thesis topic because she had met Alinsky in high school and had heard him speak at a meeting she sail attended in Boston.

No they are not, are they perfect. In this way, we can see that Hillary was influenced by a powerful mixture of experience and theory. Johnson’s ‘War on Poverty’ programs. She added her consent later. One of his criticisms, surprisingly, was their tactical mistake of rejecting middle-class values.

A big part of politics is demonstrating having the power to make or break other candidates.

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