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Making a Difference: Lifelong Political Activists

A discussion between six senior lifelong liberal activists, all members of the Marin Gray Panthers. They discuss origins of their activism, exchange memorable experiences and motivating factors and comment on how these commitments have shaped their lives. Contents: Childhood and early influences -- Arrests and civil disobedience -- What keeps you going? -- Why aren't others motivated? -- What about children and the future? Accompanied by paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopsychiatry Association, San Francisco, May 1993 titled: Roots and correlates of political activism, a study of lifelong activists and their less engaged counterparts. 1993. 38 min.