Diana Oughton (January 26, 1942–March 6, 1970) was a member of the Students for a Democratic Society . The theme and central character fly in the face of the shop-worn texts concerned with violent criminals and terrorists.
Diana Oughton (January 26, 1942–March 6, 1970) was a member of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Michigan Chapter and later, a member of the 1960s radical group Weatherman. Oughton received her . from Bryn Mawr College. After graduation, Oughton went to Guatemala with the VISA program to teach the young and older indigenous Indians.
Diana: The Making of a Terrorist Hardcover – 1971. by. Thomas Powers (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. This book should be read by every student of criminology and every parent and teacher who is puzzled by the magnetic spell that the intellectual idea of revolution, violence and intrigue have over otherwise normal, well-educated young people, of great potential. It should be required reading of every student of Criminology, Terrorism, and Criminal Investigation.
Powers is "a great journalistic anthropologist. In possibly the best book ever written about the . Diana: The Making of a Terrorist, Houghton Mifflin, 1971, ISBN 978-0-395-12375-1. A, The Man Who Kept the Secrets, Powers took the reader on a fascinating journey into the world of secret intelligence gathering and covert action. was, at least in the early years of the cold war, a tribe as mysterious and exotic as the Great Plains Sioux of the 1870s . The Man Who Kept the Secrets: Richard Helms and the CIA, Knopf, 1979
In 1971 UPI reporters Lucinda Franks and Thomas Powers won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for their profile on Diana Oughton, a member of the Weather Underground.
In 1971 UPI reporters Lucinda Franks and Thomas Powers won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for their profile on Diana Oughton, a member of the Weather Underground. This is part 1 of the 5 part series as it originally appeared in the Boston Globe. LUCINDA FRANKS and THOMAS POWERS. Her love of family was not the only traditional value that Diana was unable to shed. She never lost her gentleness, either, or her sense of morality; but consumed by revolutionary commitment, she became a terrorist, fully prepared to live as an outlaw and killer. Diana wanted to destroy many things.
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T Powers book Diana: The Making of a Terrorist revd . Thomas Powers and Lucinda Franks, reporters for United Press International, were assigned last summer to a fivepart series on the short, unhappy life of Diana Oughton.
T Powers book Diana: The Making of a Terrorist revd; traces Doughton's life from 1 of affluence to her death in explosion in Weatherman bomb factory, NY. The book is about as good as it could be, considering the notunexpected lack of cooperation from Diana's radical friends. Her family, however, did cooperate.
Lucinda Franks & Thomas Powers, United Press International, Sep 1970. This Pulitzer-winning series originally appeared in the United Press International and is reprinted on Longform by permission of the authors. Diana was strongly affected by it and joined a project in Philadelphia to tutor black ghetto children. Although tutors were supposed to be limited to one child each, Diana soon had three.
Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them
Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1. Diaries of a Heartbroken Duchess
This book was required reading back in the early 1970's in High Schools. I remember many a student having this in their possession. The movie from 1975 "Katherine", starring Sissy Spacek is based on this book.
This book was required reading back in the early 1970's in High Schools. The movie was highly rated, about a young woman, from a wealthy family. She becomes involved radically, and leads to her demise, unfortunately. This was the path of many young people in the 1960's and 1970's. The Vietnam war, the bad presidential administrations, protest on campus, avoiding the draft, and so forth, were highly questioned by many
Thomas Moore Powers, American writer. Diana: The Making of a Terrorist.
Thomas Moore Powers, American writer. Recipient Pulitzer prize for national reporting, 1971. "Shortly before noon on Friday, March 6, 1970, an explosion tore through the front wall of a century-old red-brick townhouse on a quiet, tree-lined street in New York City.