Diana: The Making of a Terrorist by Thomas Powers SIGNED! [FIRST EDITION / 1971]
Diana The Making of a Terrorist by Thomas Powers
FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING  HOUGHTON-MIFFLIN
*First page is signed and inscribed by author, Thomas Powers.
Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition.
Dust jacket is very good with some tanning and moderate shelf / edge wear. Small strip of tape on the underside of spine to reinforce a crack in the paper.
Book itself looks and reads like new.
Diana Oughton was a member of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Michigan Chapter and later, a member of the 1960s radical group Weatherman. Oughton received her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College. After graduation, Oughton went to Guatemala with the VISA program to teach the young and older indigenous Indians. After returning to the U.S, she worked at the Children's Community School in Ann Arbor, Michigan while getting her Master's degree at the University of Michigan. She became very active in SDS, eventually becoming a full-time organizer and member of the Jesse James Gang. With the split of SDS in 1969, she joined Weatherman. Oughton died in the Greenwich Village townhouse explosion in New York City, when a nail bomb she was constructing with Terry Robbins detonated, destroying the building and killing her, Robbins, and Ted Gold