The Port Huron Statement (1962) (The Sixties Series) (60s Series)
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The Port Huron Statement (1962) (The Sixties Series) (60s Series)

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Published by Charles H Kerr Pub Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8178949M
ISBN 100882861344
ISBN 109780882861340
OCLC/WorldCa23284020

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The Port Huron Statement, written by Tom Hayden for the Students for a Democratic Society, J Courtesy Office of Sen. Tom Hayden. Published and distributed by File Size: KB. In June , a group of mostly white, middle-class college students met in Port Huron, Michigan, to draft a manifesto for the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). SDS called for the creation of a “New Left,” that is, a new kind of liberalism. As a Cold War document, the Port Huron Statement is significant for several reasons. Summary of “The Port Huron Statement” – Humanities Essay ( Level Course) The first passage, an agenda for a generation, begins with the author diving into an explanation that we as children of the United States grew up into the best and most comfortable world. The Port Huron Statement is a political manifesto of the American student activist movement Students for a Democratic Society. It was written by SDS members, and completed on J , at a United Auto Workers retreat outside of Port Huron, Michigan, for the group's first national convention. Under Walter Reuther's leadership, the UAW paid for a range of expenses for the convention, .

No document better frames and explains the s than the PORT HURON STATEMENT. The statement was a generational call for direct participatory democracy in which Americans would have greater say over the decisions affecting their lives. It called for the extension of democratic principles to the workplace as well as the electoral arena. The paper examines the two statements where the similarities and differences are captured. The Port Huron Statement presented in serves as one of the most influential political documents of the time that emerged from a meeting organized by Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) (Attack ). Port Huron Statement Draft This is the text of the originaldraft of the Port Huron Statement, as distributed by Alan Haber to the attendees at the SDS Northeast Regional Conference, Ap For the final, published. Welcome to the “Reading the Port Huron Statement (PHS)” website. Students involved in the Residential College’s Summer Reads at the University of Michigan will find not only the full text of the PHS, but also the Sharon Statement — a foundational document for the Young Americans for Freedom — as well as chapters from Helen Fox’s book, Their Highest Vocation: Social Justice and the.