Dina Hampton - Little Red

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

Dina Hampton captures the revolutionary fervor of the ‘60s in Little Red: Three Passionate Lives Through the Sixties and Beyond ($25.99). She tells the parallel biographies of Angela Davis, Tom Hurwitz, and Elliot Abrams—three graduates of the Greenwich Village “Little Red School House” who went in radically different directions.

 

Location: 
1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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Little Red: Three Passionate Lives Through the Sixties and Beyond Cover Image
ISBN: 9781586480936
Availability: Out of Print
Published: PublicAffairs - February 25th, 2013

In the early 1960s, a remarkable crop of students graduated from a small New York City school renowned for progressive pedagogy and left-wing politics: Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School. These young people entered college at the peak of the transformative era we now call The Sixties, and would go on to impact the course of United States history for the next half century.