WBEZ | chicago activists http://www.wbez.org/tags/chicago-activists Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Year 25: Bernardine Dohrn http://www.wbez.org/series/year-25/year-25-bernardine-dohrn-105572 <p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F79952717&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false&amp;color=ff7700" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/bernardine%20dohrn%20crop.jpg" style="height: 315px; width: 200px; float: right;" title="Courtesy of Bernardine Dohrn" /></p><p>Bernardine Dohrn is reaching a milestone this year: at the age of 71, she&#39;ll be retiring in August from her long career as professor, advocate, director and founder of the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University.</p><p>But Dohrn, of course, also made a mark on the national and Chicago stages in her younger days, as leader of the radical group the Weather Underground.</p><p>She was instrumental in the Days of Rage demonstrations in Chicago in 1969.</p><p>And she eventually ended up on the FBI&#39;s Ten Most Wanted List.</p><p>But before all that, Dohrn was law student, taking steps into the anti-war movement.</p><p>And that&#39;s where her year 25 story begins.</p></p> Sat, 16 Feb 2013 13:57:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/series/year-25/year-25-bernardine-dohrn-105572