Thesis[ edit ] Rodham researched the thesis by interviewing Alinsky and others, and by conducting visits to low-income areas of Chicago nearby to her hometown, Park Ridge, Illinois and observing Community Action Programs in those areas. DebsMartin Luther King, Jr. Alinsky's central critique of government antipoverty programs — that they tended to be too top-down and removed from the wishes of individuals.
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In a very important way he is. If the ideals Alinsky espouses were actualized, the result would be social revolution. Ironically, this is not a disjunctive projection if considered in the tradition of Western democratic theory.
As such, he has been feared — just as Eugene Debs or Walt Whitman or Martin Luther King has been feared, because each embraced the most radical of political faiths — democracy. Later that month she became nationally known. Given the rare honor of offering a student speech at her Wellesley commencement, she startled the faculty and parents — and thrilled many of her classmates — with a rambling rebuke to the day's main speaker, the black Republican Sen.
Her options after graduation were attending law school at Harvard or Yale, traveling to India on a Fulbright scholarship, or taking the job with Alinsky's new training institute, which would have allowed her to live in Park Ridge with her parents, Hugh and Dorothy Rodham, and commute into Chicago.
But we had a fundamental disagreement. He believed you could change the system only from the outside. That was Barack Obama, now a U.
After three years of organizing, he turned to Harvard Law School and then the Illinois legislature. Judith Warner's "Hillary Clinton: The Inside Story" managed to describe the thesis without once mentioning Alinsky, whose name appears on every page.
In a interview with The Washington Post, about the time the Clinton health care plan was being formulated and the thesis was being sealed, the first lady characterized her college writing as an argument against big government, supporting Alinsky's criticism of the War on Poverty programs.
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In , Hillary Rodham wrote a page senior thesis for Wellesley College about community organizer Saul Alinsky entitled "There Is Only the Fight An Analysis of the Alinsky Model." The thesis is now available.
While the work by Rodham as a college student was the subject of much speculation in articles and biographies of Hillary Rodham Clinton in the s, access to the thesis was. senior thesis - Hillary Clinton Quarterly. Hillary Rodham Clinton's political science professor says he received a call from the White House in that resulted in Wellesley College sealing her senior thesis on the radical organizer Saul.
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