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. But the student leader split with Mr.
Advertise Rodham closed her thesis by emphasizing that she reserved a place for Alinsky in the pantheon of social action — seated next to Martin Luther King, the poet-humanist Walt Whitman, and Eugene Debs, the labor leader now best remembered as the five-time Socialist Party candidate for president.
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.
You know, I've been on this kick for 25 years.Hillary D. Rodham's senior thesis at Wellesley College, written in , has been speculated about, spun, analyzed, debated, criticized and defended. But rarely has it been read.
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WELLESLEY, Mass. — The senior thesis of Hillary D. Rodham, Wellesley College class of , 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. Clinton met with Alinsky several times in while writing a Wellesley college thesis about his theory of community organizing. Clinton’s relationship with Alinsky, and her support for his philosophy, continued for several years after she entered Yale law school in , two .