RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 317396406 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/EBLPublic/PublicView.do?ptiID=515561 T1 A hard rain fell SDS and why it failed A1 Barber, David,, PB University Press of Mississippi PP Jackson YR 2008 SN 9781604733051 1604733055 AB By the spring of 1969, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) had reached its zenith as the largest, most radical movement of white youth in American history-a genuine New Left. Yet less than a year later, SDS splintered into warring factions and ceased to exist. SDS\'s development and its dissolution grew directly out of the organization\'s relations with the black freedom movement, the movement against the Vietnam War, and the newly emerging struggle for women\'s liberation. For a moment, young white people could comprehend their world in new and revolutionary ways. But New Leftists did not.