Billy Ayers' Prairie Fire

Back in the 1970’s William (then called Billy) Ayers wrote (or co-wrote with his now-wife, Bernadine Dohrn) Prairie Fire, the Weather Underground’s manifesto. A must-read blog on this appears at ZombieTime with all the links and text. This is a must-read. I won’t pull pieces here. I encourage you to read the article.

As a side-note, as a graduate of Knox College, whose school nickname is the Prairie Fire, I will now request that the school change its nickname again. It used to be Siwash, but someone realized it was a slur at one point for American Indians, so they changed it. I wonder if the Ayers’ family had anything to do with it…