May 9, 2007 clinton thesis photo illustration by clay frost / msnbccom hillary rodham in 1965, when she was president of wellesley college's young republicans, shown here with the cover page of her senior thesis from 1969 on radical organizer saul d alinsky investigative reporter bill dedman of msnbc. Capturealinskyjpg the senior thesis of hillary d rodham, wellesley college class of 1969, was on the work of chicago radical saul alinsky the clintons who asked wellesley in 1993 to hide hillary rodham's senior thesis from the first generation of clinton biographers, according to her. A brief look into hillary clinton's senior college thesis there is only the fight: an analysis of the alinsky model doctor ben carson's remarks on saul alins. In his speech at the republican convention last week, ben carson made a statement that raised some eyebrows “now, one of the things that i have learned about hillary clinton is that one of her heroes, her mentors, was saul alinsky,” said carson “and her senior thesis was about saul alinsky this was. In 1993, the clinton white house contacted hillary rodham's former thesis adviser alan h schechter, informing him that the clintons had decided not to release her senior thesis on marxist organizer saul alinsky when schechter asked why, he was told that hillary was working on health care now and she.
Saul alinsky wasn't a marxist, and hillary clinton wasn't his acolyte—though you wouldn't know if from today's political discourse recently i read a college honors thesis about saul alinsky, the famous community organizer, written in 1969 by a wellesley college senior named hillary rodham1 i read it for. The hillary who comes across in the thesis' 74 pages is basically the hillary we know, albeit a slightly farther left, college-age version (this is the conspiracy theory ben carson revived, with quite a twist, at the republican convention, when he veered off script to tie clinton, through alinsky, to lucifer. In fact, the “alinskyite” charge was basically invented to attack his secretary of state, hillary clinton, while she was first lady — a charge that centered around her 1969 wellesley college thesis on alinsky it didn't really help that in 1993, under pressure from the white house, wellesley adopted a rule under.
Notes on the conversion to text: due to the original thesis being created on a typewriter and containing numerous manual 1969 hillary d rodham] ocr'd by tomboy gopubliuscom ocr'd by to saul alinsky as that rare specimen, the successful radical1 this is one of the blander descriptions. Here is what carson said, “now one of the things that i have learned about hillary clinton is that one of her heroes, her mentors, was saul alinsky and her senior thesis was about saul alinsky this was someone that she greatly admired and that affected all of her philosophies subsequently” he added.
This post has been updated with details about how clinton decided to write a thesis about saul alinsky saul alinsky and lucifer made appearances at the republican national convention on tuesday night it's not clear who was supposed to be scarier in his prime-time speech, ben carson offered his. Mar 9, 2007 it may take a village to raise a child, but clinton's college thesis seems to say that the village politicos need an enemy to mobilize against she titled the paper, written to fulfill her bachelor of arts degree at wellesley college, “there is only the fight” it praises the work of radical activist saul alinsky, a man.
Forty-seven years after she graduated from wellesley college, hillary clinton is still having to defend her senior thesis that's because right-wing activists and their media allies are assailing clinton's research paper on saul alinsky, a key figure in the world of community organizing whom conservatives. In our book the shadow party: how george soros, hillary clinton and sixties radicals siezed control of the democratic party, my co-author david horowitz and i trace the rise of alinsky's political influence since the 1930s hillary wrote an analysis of alinsky's methods for her senior thesis at wellesley college. The rule stated that all senior theses written by a president or first lady of the united states would be kept under lock and key the rule was meant to keep the public ignorant about the radical ties of the first lady, hillary rodham clinton, to the radical marxist organizer, saul alinsky the 92-page thesis was.
“the complicated overlapping layers,” wrote hillary clinton in 1969, “make it difficult to single out an 'enemy'” this is from her undergraduate senior thesis on saul alinsky she's discussing how activists can find it difficult to identify the enemy in a society shaped by increasingly complex and interlinked. One of the things that i have learned about hillary clinton is that one of her heroes, her mentors, was saul alinsky, carson declared as the crowd booed her senior thesis was about saul alinsky this was someone she greatly admired and that affected all of her philosophy subsequently and why is. A letter from hillary clinton to the late community organizer saul alinsky in 1971 was published sunday by the washington free beacon clinton first met alinsky when she was at wellesley working on her 1969 thesis on his controversial theories on community organizing, many of which were outlined in.