Bill Zimmerman (activist)
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Known for||anti-war activist|
Bill Zimmerman (born 1940) is a political consultant who was an American anti-war activist during the Vietnam War.
He earned a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1967. In the late 60s, he taught at the University of Chicago, and at Brooklyn College. He helped organize the 1967 March on the Pentagon. In the late 1970s, he helped organize for rent control in Santa Monica.
Bill Zimmerman is a co-founder of the political consulting firm, Zimmerman and Markman. He was featured in the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series "The Vietnam War," shown on PBS. Zimmerman also wrote "Troublemaker: A Memoir from the Front Lines of the Sixties."
- Zimmerman, Bill (2012). Troublemaker : a memoir from the front lines of the sixties. New York: Anchor Books. ISBN 978-0-307-73950-6.
- Zimmerman, Bill (2017-10-24). "Opinion | The Four Stages of the Antiwar Movement". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
- Zimmerman, Bill (1967-10-21). "When We Marched on the Pentagon". Truthdig. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
- "Actions". New Republic. Retrieved 2018-02-11.
- Smith, David (2017-10-21). "How this 1967 Vietnam war protest carried the seeds of American division". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
- "Isserman on Panel at VPCC Conference - News - Hamilton College". www.hamilton.edu. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
- "The March on the Pentagon: An Oral History". The New York Times. 2017-10-20. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
- Derek, Shearer, (1982). "How the Progressives Won in Santa Monica".
- "ZELIG OF THE LEFT: BILL ZIMMERMAN with Lawrence Weschler". brooklynrail.org. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
In his vividly engaging memoir of his activist life during the ’60s and ’70s, Troublemaker, published by Doubleday earlier this year...Bill Zimmerman casts himself as a virtual Zelig of the Left, showing up improbably in all sorts of amazing places...
- "Book reviews" (PDF). Peace & change.