C. Clark Kissinger

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Charles Clark Kissinger
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C. Clark Kissinger at the Left Forum, March 2007.

C. Clark Kissinger (born 1940) was the National Secretary of Students for a Democratic Society in 1964-65. He visited the People's Republic of China twice during the Cultural Revolution, and is a devoted Maoist. His writings frequently appear in Revolution, journal of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA. He was an activist for Refuse and Resist and Not in Our Name, and is an activist for World Can't Wait.

As National Secretary of SDS, he was the principal organizer of the first March on Washington against the war on Vietnam (April, 1965).[1] In the early 1970s, Kissinger was a founder and national officer of the US China Peoples Friendship Association. Most recently, he was the convener of the International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration.

Kissinger graduated from the University of Chicago in 1960. Prior to attending the University of Chicago, he had attended Shimer College, a Great Books college then located in Mount Carroll, Illinois.[2] Kissinger is currently the manager of Revolution Books in New York City.


  1. ^ Halstead, Fred (1978). Out Now. Mondad Press. pp. 31–40. ISBN 0913460486. 
  2. ^ Kirkpatrick Sale (1974). SDS. p. 126. 

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