The Nation: Aging Radical Comes Home

Has the movement collapsed?

He was a single-minded revolutionary, one of the most notorious of the young radicals in the '60s. He led the militant students who occupied five buildings at Columbia University in 1968—prompting a battle with police that injured more than 200 protesters and triggered a student strike that paralyzed the campus for a month. He later took part in the "days of rage" demonstration in Chicago, in which several hundred radicals went on a four-day rampage. Then, rather than answer criminal charges stemming from both episodes, Mark Rudd went underground....

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