Bernardine Dohrn


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  • ''This tendency to consider only bombings or picking up the gun as revolutionary, with the glorification of the heavier the better, we've called the military error.''
    Bernardine Dohrn (b. 1942), U.S. political activist and lawyer. As quoted in The War Within, ch. 8, by Tom Wells (1994). Said in 1970, when Dohrn was a leader of Weather Underground (originally Weathermen), a radical, violent anti-Vietnam war and anti-establishment organization that grew out of the Students for a Democratic Society. At this time, she was a fugitive from justice and was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list.
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