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Student Movements in the 1960s

Writer James Miller talks about the history of the New Left and the work of the Students for a Democratic Society, who believed that college students and intellectuals were best equipped to lead democratic movements. In his new book, Democracy in the Streets, Miller outlines how their ideologies led to street protests.

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Other segments from the episode on July 13, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 13, 1987: Interview with James Miller; Review of the Duke Ellington Orchestra's album "Digital Duke"; Interview with Alice Kahn; Commentary on television coverage of…

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