Books about SDS

(This list isn't an endorsement of everything in each book, but used wisely they are all useful)

Fugitive Days: A Memoir.  Bill Ayers. (2001)

Community and Organization in the New Left, 1962-1968.  Wini Breines. (1989)

Democracy from the Heart: Spiritual Values, Decentralism and Democratic Idealism in the Movement of the 1960s.  Gregory Calvert. (1991)

"An Interracial Movement of the Poor:" Community Organizing and the New Left in the 1960s.  Jennifer Frost (2001)

Rebels with a Cause.  Helen Garvy (2007)

The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage.  Todd Gitlin. (1987)

Reunion: A Memoir.  Tom Hayden. (1988)

Weatherman.  Edited by Harold Jacobs. (1970)

"Democracy is in the Streets:" From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago.  James Miller. (1987)

Prairie Radical: A Journey through the Sixties.  Robert Pardun. (2001)

SDS.  Kirkpatrick Sale. (1973)

The Social Action Collection of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin at Madison contains copies of the weekly SDS newspaper, New Left Notes, and many other SDS documents  and publications. This archive is available on microfilm at some universities.

The Sixties Papers: Documents of a Rebellious Decade.  Edited by Judith and Stewart Albert. 1984

The Movement and the Sixties.  Terry H. Anderson. 1995

Taking it to the Streets: A Sixties Reader.  Edited by Alexander Bloom and Wini Breines. 1995

The COINTELPRO papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars Against Domestic Dissent.  Ward Churchill and Jim Vanderwall. 1990

The New Student Left: An Anthology.  Edited by Mitchel Cohen and Dennis Hale. (1966)

The New Left: A Documentary History.  Edited by Massimo Teodori. 1969

The War Within: America's Battle over Vietnam.  Tom Wells. 1994