Hillary Clinton and Saul Alinksky letters: Rules for Radicals

Hillary Rodham’s thesis from 1969 Wellesley College, on Rules for Radicals.

She met with Saul Alinsky, interviewed him and was even offered a job by Alinsky.

The Washington Beacon has published the Correspondence between a young Hillary Clinton and Saul Alinsky in 1971.

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Saul Alinksy wrote Rules for Radicals.

Clinton met with Alinsky several times in 1968 while writing a Wellesley college thesis about his theory of community organizing.

Clinton’s relationship with Alinsky, and her support for his philosophy, continued for several years after she entered Yale law school in 1969, two letters obtained by the Washington Free Beacon show.

The letters obtained by the Free Beacon are part of the archives for the Industrial Areas Foundation, a training center for community organizers founded by Alinsky, which are housed at the University of Texas at Austin.

The letters also suggest that Alinsky, who died in 1972, had a deeper influence on Clinton’s early political views than previously known.

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