|The Weather Underground: Interviewees|
(in order of appearance)
Bernardine Dohrn was part of the leadership of the Weather Underground and was considered the figurehead of the organization. She spent the 1970s living underground and was on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list. Today, Dohrn is an associate professor and director at Northwestern University's Children and Justice Center.
Mark Rudd was famous for his role in the 1968 Columbia protests. As part of the Weather Underground's leadership, he lived underground for several years during the 1970s. He now teaches at a junior college in New Mexico.
Brian Flanagan was a member of the Weather Underground. He is currently a bar-owner in New York City.
David Gilbert was a member of the Weather Underground. When the organization dismantled, he joined the Black Liberation Army and plunged deeper into revolutionary violence. Gilbert is currently serving a life sentence at Attica Correctional Facility for his role in a holdup gone awry.
Bill Ayers was a central figure in the Weather Underground. He lived underground for 10 years, which he writes about in his memoir Fugitive Days. Ayers, now married to Dohrn, is currently a school reform activist and a professor of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Naomi Jaffe was a member of the Weather Underground. She currently lives in Albany, New York, and is executive director of a foundation that supports women's activism.
Todd Gitlin was president of Students for a Democratic Society in 1963. He has written extensively on the Weather Underground and the 1960s counterculture. He is a professor of culture, journalism and sociology at New York University.
Laura Whitehorn was a member of the Weather Underground. She currently lives in New York City and is active in a wide range of progressive causes.
Don Strickland is a former FBI agent. As an agent, he was a member of the "Weatherman Squad," an FBI bureau that investigated the Weather Underground.
Kathleen Cleaver is best known as the former communications secretary of the Black Panther Party. She is a writer and senior lecturer at Emory University Law School.