October 12, 2007
In a Tumultuous Era, Hillary Clinton Emerged as a Voice of Her Generation
The future candidate rejected 60s radicalism but continues to embrace its social ideals
It was the spring of 1968, and the nation's colleges were convulsed in protest. Students were barricading themselves in buildings, and antiwar demonstrations were growing violent. At Wellesley College, a group of students were threatening to go on a hunger strike if the administration did not agree to recruit more black faculty members and students.
In an effort to avert the strike,