Conservatives have exploited the life and legacy of community organizer saul alinsky in a bid to demonize hillary clinton, but they misrepresent his actual hilton rodham—who was student body president at wellesley, graduating in 1969—did indeed write her senior thesis about, and interviewed, the. Wellesley, mass — the senior thesis of hillary d rodham, wellesley college class of 1969, has been speculated about, spun, analyzed, debated, criticized and defended but rarely has it been read, because for the eight years of bill clinton's presidency it was locked away as forbidden fruit, the. In light of hillary rodham clinton's recent political success, this thesis analyzes hillary's life, and looks at what makes her different from other american women experienced an important shift for women and their rights, and she has been an advocate for women and children since she graduated from wellesley college. A thc sit uubilitted in partial ſulfillmont of the requirements for the bachelor of arta • dogreo undor the special honors program, = -- ~~ viollosloy college, wolloslcy, flagsachusetts hillary d rodham political science ~ : , [g) 1969 hillary d rodham. Class leader hillary rodham of wellesley college talking about student protests which she supported in her commencement speech clinton's politics gelled after a summer internship on capitol hill in 1968, according to her thesis adviser, alan schechter, a clinton supporter clinton says in her. During a week that witnessed hillary rodham clinton '69 make history as the first woman to be the presumptive presidential nominee of a major political party, media a us news and world report article quoted alan schechter, emeritus professor of political science and clinton's senior thesis adviser.
You don't have to be a member of the media to go read hillary diane rodham's senior thesis you just have to get yourself up to wellesley and do it in person and i should warn you that the cab from logan ran me $75, without tip they get a lot of calls about it, the nice people at wellesley told me, but. All sizes use this file on the web use this file on a wiki email a link to this file information about reusing file:cover sheet of hillary rodham's senior thesispng no higher resolution available cover_sheet_of_hillary_rodham' s_senior_thesispng (350 × 429 pixels, file size: 58 kb, mime type: image/png. Notes on the conversion to text: due to the original thesis being created on a typewriter and containing numerous 1969 hillary d rodham] ocr'd by tomboy gopubliuscom 23 saul d alinsky, private interview in wellesley, massachusetts, january 1969 ocr'd by tomboy gopubliuscom.
The work was unnoticed until hillary rodham clinton entered the white house as first lady clinton researchers and political opponents sought out the thesis, contending it contained evidence that rodham had held strong radical or socialist views in early. Her repudiation of the tag is one of the reasons that wellesley college , at her request, does not release her senior thesis to the public she doesn't want to be identified with alinsky or the sixties any more than is absolutely necessary hillary is socially and personally based in the sixties, not in its cultural.
Excerpts from hillary's wellesley thesis, there is only the fight an analysis of the alinsky model updated if what i have received is a true and accurate copy, then here is one of the most anticipated revelations of the 2008 presidential election: hillary rodham's 1969 senior thesis at wellesley. Hillary rodham's thesis from 1969 wellesley college, on rules for radicals she met with saul alinsky, interviewed him and was even offered a job by alinsky. The most direct connection between alinsky and clinton is that she wrote her undergraduate thesis about alinsky and interviewed him before he died at the time, clinton was hillary rodham and the student government president at wellesley college the new york times reviewed the 92-page thesis and. But what is perhaps most striking about hillary rodham clinton's senior thesis at wellesley college is the way in which she grapples with such labels as radical and liberal and what they mean, questions she is wrestling with now as she runs for president the 92-page thesis, there is only the fight: an.
Tying clinton to alinsky is pretty easy she wrote her undergraduate thesis at wellesley college about him and even interviewed him as the new york times's mark leibovich explained after reviewing the thesis in 2007: ms rodham endorsed mr alinsky's central critique of government antipoverty. It didn't really help that in 1993, under pressure from the white house, wellesley adopted a rule under which “the senior thesis of every wellesley alumna lawyer and commentator, used an alinsky quote to open every chapter of her 1999 book, “hell to pay: the unfolding story of hillary rodham clinton. Planet hillary concludes there's still something at the center [of hillary clinton] that's aching for the rest to be peeled away could the key reside here: hillary rodham's 1969 wellesley bachelor's honor's thesis, there is only the fight an analysis of the alinsky model there we encounter the.