Let Them Call Me Rebel: Saul Alinsky: His Life and Legacy

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 31, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 618 pages
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In the course of his flamboyant career as an all-purpose activist, Saul Alinsky went from organizing working-class ethnics in one of Chicago's most blighted neighborhoods to mapping out strategies for the civil rights and antiwar movements of the 1960s. He enlisted allies-from Catholic clergymen to labor unionists and black activists-in battles waged against opponents from slumlords to the Eastman Kodak corporation. The range of Alinsky's activities, the intensity of his beliefs, and his exhilarating mixture of crudeness and calculation almost vibrate off the pages of this passionate and inspiring biography.

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Not a very good book unless you want to read a book dripping with predjudice

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Although a biography on Saul Alinsky, there's a lot of great detail in this book on fundamentals of the community organization process and it's ties to neighborhood support institutions, eg churches ... Read full review

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Sarahs Son
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Helene and the University of Chicago
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Prison Bug Ward and Other Stories
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