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. With hillary clinton heading into the final stretch of her campaign for president, a couple of new movies are exploring her alleged mentor: saul alinsky at wellesley college in 1969, clinton, whose name was hillary rodham back then, wrote a 92-page thesis on alinsky, the left-wing community organizer. Carson also described alinsky — whose name drew boos from the quicken loans arena crowd — as a mentor of clinton who affected all of her philosophies subsequently hillary clinton wrote her college thesis on saul alinsky and kept in touch with him for part of college and law school (william. 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. In 1969, hillary rodham wrote a 92-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.
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 now, interestingly enough, let me tell you. 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 experience and lives of the people won him the support of the senior aux- iliary bishop of chicago, the most. Her major was political science her senior thesis was on alinsky, in which she did not think he was all that great, she called him personable but did not think his methods would be successful due to the tenor of the times it's not clear if the two ever met in person though they did correspond people like to make too much. Alan schechter, professor emeritus of political science, was clinton's faculty advisor and supervised her senior thesis he said clinton is ready for them hillary was an outstanding student at wellesley, and earned top grades her senior thesis was based on original research, and was graded a by four.
In 1993, the president of wellesley college approved a new rule upon being contacted by bill clinton's white house 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. 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.
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. Jpg 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 thesis adviser and. “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, departing from his prepared remarks that were sent to the press ahead of time “and her senior thesis was about saul alinsky this was someone she greatly admired. Oftentimes when republicans want to paint barack obama or hillary clinton as a kind of threatening “other” in america, they link these two politicians to the person many consider to be the father of community organizing, saul alinsky that is because clinton wrote her honors thesis at wellesley college on.
(see chapter four of spreading the wealth for details) hillary clinton understood all of this as she noted at the conclusion of her undergraduate thesis on alinsky, “if the ideals alinsky espouses were actualized, the result would be social revolution” in her letter to alinsky, hillary says, “i have just had my. 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. Ben carson links hillary clinton to satan via the long-dead community organizer at day two's most talked-about rnc speech from there, he makes the link to clinton through the senior thesis she wrote at wellesley college, although according to clinton herself and the account of a journalism student. Ben carson questioned the subject of hillary clinton's senior thesis, saul alinsky according to carson, alinsky acknowledged lucifer in one of his publications cleveland — ben carson wanted to get one thing straight right away in his tuesday speech to republican convention delegates: i am not.
Clinton met with alinsky several times in 1968 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 1969, two letters obtained by the. Last night at the republican national convention, neurosurgeon and former candidate ben carson stole the spotlight by connecting hillary clinton to lucifer clinton wrote her senior college thesis on the legendary chicago organizer saul alinsky, and alinsky, in his book rules for radicals, gave an arch. 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.
When bill clinton became us president in 1993, the clintons asked wellesley college to shield hillary rodham's aforementioned senior thesis (about saul alinsky) from public access in compliance, wellesley president nannerl overholser keohane approved a policy that would make the senior thesis of every wellesley. 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. 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. One of the things that i have learned about hillary clinton is that one of her heroes, her mentors, was saul alinsky her senior thesis was about saul alinsky, carson said this was someone she greatly admired and that affected all of her philosophy subsequently carson went on to ask the crowd, are.