Radical Son

A Generational Odyssey
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (20.15 hours)
Product Number: Z100094839
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483074436
Narrator/s: Jeff Riggenbach
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Description

David Horowitz was one of the founders of the New Left and an editor of Ramparts, the magazine that set the intellectual and revolutionary tone for the movement. From his vantage point at the center of the action, he populates Radical Son with vivid portraits of people who made the radical decade, while unmaking America at the same time. We are introduced to an aged Bertrand Russell, the world-famous philosopher and godson of John Stuart Mill, who in his nineties became America's scourge. There is Tom Hayden, the radical Everyman who promoted guerrilla warfare in America's cities in the Sixties, and became a Democratic state senator when his revolutions failed. We meet Huey Newton, a street hustler and murderer who founded the Black Panthers. A brutal murder committed by the Panthers prompts Horowitz's profound "second thoughts" that eventually transformed him into an intellectual leader of conservatism and its most prominent activist in Hollywood.

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Author(s): David Horowitz
Original Publish Date: Sep 28, 2009

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