Senior thesis - hillary clinton quarterly. Breaking: newly discovered letters between hillary clinton & saul alinsky (marxist & community organizer) archives by thomas second, if you take the trouble to read hillary’s thesis, and for that matter alinksy, you can easily find that this article, like everything else that is produced by this site, is a load of crap. But that’s where ben carson went on the second night of the 2016 republican national convention 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.
The hillary who comes across in the thesis’ 74 pages is basically the hillary we know, albeit a slightly farther left, college-age version and like the hillary we know now, the young woman who wrote this paper is hesitant to reveal much about herself, except in one striking sentence at the end, which we’ll get to.
— 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. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the bachelor of arts degree under the special honors program, wellesley college, wellesley, massachusetts.
Hillary clinton’s political methods were founded on the theories of a 1960s radical about whom she wrote her college thesis in 1969 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. With hillary clinton likely to pursue the democratic nomination for president in 2016, questions about her intellectual and moral education abound one of the major intellectual influences – perhaps an emotional one was well – was radical social philosopher and activist saul alinsky.
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 something about saul alinsky.
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 washington free beacon show. At the time, clinton was hillary rodham and the student government president at wellesley college the new york times reviewed the 92-page thesis and summarized her views this way: ms rodham endorsed mr alinsky’s central critique of government antipoverty programs — that they tended to be too top-down and removed from the wishes of individuals. 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 1990s, access to the thesis was limited by the college, at the request of the clinton white house, during her time as first lady.