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Co-conspirator for JusticeThe Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman$
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Susan M. Reverby

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781469656250

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.001.0001

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Dr. Salk or Dr. Lenin

Dr. Salk or Dr. Lenin

(p.34) 3 Dr. Salk or Dr. Lenin
Co-conspirator for Justice

Susan M. Reverby

University of North Carolina Press

Berkman entered Columbia University’s medical school expecting to have a successful and brilliant career as a physician. Early on he was drawn, however, to his classmates with more radical politics. The upheaval of the late 1960s caught up with him as he began to read Marx and became more and more willing to do small illegal actions. He also met and romanced his classmate Barbara Zeller as they both moved closer to people in political groups such as the Students for Democratic Society’s Weathermen.

Keywords:   1960s politics, Medical school, Radical politics, Marx, Weathermen

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