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Author Hunt, Andrew E., 1968-

Title David Dellinger : the Life and Times of a Nonviolent Revolutionary
Published New York : NYU Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Wakefield; 2 The Education of a Pacifist; 3 The Hole; 4 "Conchies"; 5 A Rebel in Cold-War America; 6 Winds of Change; 7 The Birth of a Movement; 8 Gandhi and Guerrilla; 9 The Road to Chicago; 10 Disrupting the Holy Mysteries; 11 Staying the Course; 12 Making Peace in Vermont; 13 Farewell, Tough Guy; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary The year was 1969. In a Chicago courthouse, David Dellinger, one of the Chicago Eight, stood trial for conspiring to disrupt the National Democratic Convention. Dellinger, a long-time but relatively unknown activist, was suddenly, at fifty-three, catapulted into the limelight for his part in this intense courtroom drama. From obscurity to leader of the antiwar movement, David Dellinger is the first full biography of a man who bridged the gap between the Old Left and the New Left. Born in 1915 in the upscale Boston suburb of Wakefield to privilege, Dellinger attended Yale during the Depression
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Subject Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004.
Political activists -- United States -- Biography.
Radicals -- United States -- Biography.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0814790836