THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

The Weathermen Today

Learn more about the former Weathermen featured in THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND, and find out what they’re doing now.

Naomi Jaffe and Mark Rudd talk about revolution, shame, right and wrong.   View video

Bernardine Dohrn

Bernardine Dohrn
Part of the leadership of the Weather Underground, Dohrn was considered the organization’s figurehead. She spent the 1970s living underground and was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list. Today, Dohrn is an associate professor and director at Northwestern University's Children and Justice Center.
Mark Rudd

Mark Rudd
Rudd was best known 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

Brian Flanagan
A former member of the Weather Underground, Flanagan is currently a bar-owner in New York City.
David Gilbert

David Gilbert
When the organization dismantled, Gilbert joined the Black Liberation Army and plunged deeper into revolutionary violence. He is currently serving a life sentence in New York’s Attica Correctional Facility for his role in a 1981 robbery gone awry, committed with his wife and fellow ex-Weatherman Kathy Boudin.
Bill Ayers

Bill Ayers
A central figure in the Weathermen, Ayers lived underground for ten years, an experience he wrote about in his memoir, Fugitive Days. Now married to Dohrn, Ayers is currently a school reform activist and a professor of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Naomi Jaffe

Naomi Jaffe
A former member of the Weather Underground, Jaffe currently lives in Albany, New York, and is executive director of a foundation that supports women's activism.
Laura Whitehorn

Laura Whitehorn
A former member of the Weather Underground, Whitehorn now lives in New York City and is active in a wide range of progressive causes.

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