"Government Critic to Speak Here"
Newspaper clipping from February 1971 announcing an upcoming lecture by Eqbal Ahmad, one of six anti-war activists indicted on charges of conspiring to kidnap Presidential adviser Henry Kissinger and blow up heating systems in federal buildings. In response to the charges against Ahmad, Dr. Douglas Archibald, head of the Cornell Berrigan-Ahmad Defense Committee, says, “Ahmad has made as persuasive a case as anyone that random violence in America is revolutionary suicide. He has been consistently critical of radical sentimentality and romanticism.”
Subject(s): Eqbal Ahmad
Type: Newspaper Clipping
Holding Institution: Hampshire College
Collection: Eqbal Ahmad Papers at Hampshire College
Digitizer: Manan Desai
Item History: 2014-05-03 (created); 2014-08-08 (modified)
* This digital object may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media without express written consent from the copyright holder and the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA). The user is responsible for all issues of copyright. If you are the rightful copyright holder of this item and its use online constitutes an infringement of your copyright, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss its removal from the archive.