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David Underhill

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Date of Interview

2010-09-27

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Underhill, David

Biographical Text

David Underhill is a journalist, writer, and activist. Underhill grew up mainly in the western United States and was schooled mainly in the eastern US. As a student at Harvard, he wrote for the Harvard Crimson. Underhill moved to Mobile, Alabama as a reporter for the Southern Courier, a newspaper founded in 1965, to cover civil rights news in the Deep South. He has held numerous positions including working on organizing and activist campaigns. Underhill has written about these events for various local and national, print and internet, publications.

Duration

2:52:51

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Accessibility

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Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Journalists;
Authors, American--20th century;
Political activists--United States;
Underhill, David--Interviews

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: McKiernan Interviews, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Keywords

Harvard University; Student from Democratic Society(SDS); Todd Gitlin; Cuban Missile Crisis; Columbia University; Red Diaper Babies; Communist Manifesto; Baby boom generation; Activism.

Files

underhill.jpg

Citation

“David Underhill,” Digital Collections, accessed October 27, 2021, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/1229.