Four for the Revolution

Caught in the dragnet of the Brink's investigation were members of four supposedly dormant or little-known radical organizations. A brief guide to those underground groups:

Weather Underground Organization. Originally called Weatherman (after the Bob Dylan lyric "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows"), the group was formed in 1969 by about 300 mostly white, middle-class youths who split from the relatively nonviolent Students for a Democratic Society and called for an "armed struggle against the state." A hard core of about 40 Weathermen went underground in 1970 to start a terror campaign. In March of that year...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!