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Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Susan M. Reverby

Abstract

Alan Berkman (1945–2009) was no campus radical in the mid-1960s; he was a promising Ivy League student, football player, Eagle Scout, and fraternity president. But when he was a medical student and doctor, his politics began to change, and soon he was providing covert care to members of revolutionary groups like the Weather Underground and becoming increasingly radicalized by his experiences at the Wounded Knee takeover, at the Attica Prison uprising, and at health clinics for the poor. When the government went after him, he went underground and participated in bombings of government buildings ... More

Keywords: Radicals, Revolutionaries, Political Underground, Health Activism, HIV/AIDS, Armed Propaganda, Black Liberation Army, Bombing, Global Health

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781469656250
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan M. Reverby, author
Wellesley College