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Shows featuring Tom Hayden

  • SDS Founder, Veteran Activist Tom Hayden on Participatory Democracy from Port Huron to Occupy Wall Street Sdsarchivephoto
    We speak with Tom Hayden, principal author of the Port Huron Statement 50 years ago, the founding document of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). The Statement advocated for participatory democracy and helped launch the student movement of the 1960s. Tens of thousands of copies of the 25,000-word document were printed in...
    April 13, 2012 | Story
  • Forty Years After Historic Columbia Strike, Four Leaders of 1968 Student Uprising Reflect Studentcol68web2
    Forty years ago this week, hundreds of students at Columbia University started a revolt on campus. Students went on strike. They occupied five buildings, including the president’s office in Low Library, and barricaded themselves inside for days. The students were protesting Columbia’s ties to military research and plans to build a university gymnasium in a public park in Harlem. The 1968...
    April 25, 2008 | Story
  • Gonzales Grilled at Senate Hearing, Defends NSA Spy Program Gonzales2-6
    Republican and Democratic Senators questioned Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday over the Bush administration’s right to spy on Americans citizens without court order. We play excerpts of the hearings. [includes rush transcript]
    February 07, 2006 | Story