Sunday, April 27, 2008
These are some of the people involved in the 1968 takeover of buildings at Columbia University.
Nancy Biberman, 60
Role during protests: typed news releases at Strike Central, ran messages among strikers.
Résumé highlights: Legal Aid lawyer; taught at Harvard University, New York University and the City University of New York.
Current job: president, Women's Housing and Economic Development Corp., New York City.
Raymond Brown, 61
Role during protests: member, Steering Committee of Black Students of Hamilton Hall.
Résumé highlights: represented Darfur victims in the International Criminal Court; host of the TV program "Due Process."
Current job: criminal defense attorney, Woodbridge, N.J.
Mark Rudd, 60
Role during protests: chairman, Columbia chapter of Students for a Democratic Society.
Résumé highlights: helped found the Weather Underground, was a fugitive for seven years.
Current job: retired community college math teacher, Albuquerque.
Robert Friedman, 60
Role during protests: editor of the Columbia Spectator.
Résumé highlights: Village Voice editor; worked at other publications, including the Wall Street Journal and Fortune magazine.
Current job: editor-at-large for global financial coverage, Bloomberg News, New York City.
-- Robin Shulman