January 17, 2012 12:10 pm
The New York Times Magazine cover story last Sunday, January 12th, "Judith Clark’s Radical Transformation", was about Judith Clark, a reformed militant 70's left-wing radical currently serving life imprisonment for being involved with an 1981 armed robbery and murder.
We bring this excellent article to your attention because a young Judith Clark appears in our classic 1970 documentary HUM 255, as one of the leaders of the student takeover of The University of Chicago administration building. She was expelled with the students who return a year later to speak to the Hum 255 class.
The Hum 255 film stands as a record of an important era in American youth protest and politics, and is available on DVD on The Kartemquin Films Collection: The Early Years - Volume 2, 1969-1970.