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Rag Radio - 2010-06-08 / Sixties Activist Bill Ayers

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A conversation with distinguished scholar and education reform theorist Bill Ayers about the Sixties, SDS, and the Weather Underground; about the educational system in America and efforts to reform it. Includes a discussion of Ayers' time as a fugitive with reflection on the tactics used by the Weathermen and other groups -- and attempts by the right wing to connect Ayers with presidential candidate Barack Obama during the 2008 elections. Guest: Bill Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois and a Senior University Scholar. Author, internationally-renowned education reform advocate, and social justice activist. Producer and host: Thorne Dreyer. Engineer: Tracey Schulz. http://www.archive.org/details/RagRadio-2010-06-08-BillAyers