michigan left http://michiganradio.org en Port Huron Statement's 50th Anniversary http://michiganradio.org/post/port-huron-statements-50th-anniversary <p>A group of university students wrote the<a href="http://www.h-net.org/%7Ehst306/documents/huron.html"> Port Huron Statement </a>fifty years ago at a UAW retreat center, north of Port Huron. They called themselves “Students for a Democratic Society.” One of the main participants was political activist Tom Hayden, who was in his early twenties at the time.</p><p>The statement begins with these words: "We are people of this generation, bred in at least modest comfort, housed now in universities, looking uncomfortably to the world we inherit."</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:15:41 +0000 Kyle Norris 8821 at http://michiganradio.org Port Huron Statement's 50th Anniversary