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One aspect of this issue I see rarely discussed is the very disarray of the antiwar movement that made it difficult if not downright impossible for any one outside group or individual to seriously claim leadership or significant influence over the movement. There is no doubt that attempts were made by "outside" groups to influence the anti-war movement, its activities, and its overall direction. However, from my perceptions of the movement as a participant at the time in demonstrations, rallies, and some minor meetings - the movement was an amorphous ever-changing community that was capable of accepting central control or guidance as would a blob of Jell-O. There are a number of books that explore this aspect of the antiwar movement. I would add to such a list an older volume I picked up last year that discusses the role and experience of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS): Kirkpatrick Sale, _SDS_. Vintage Books/Random, 1974. ISBN 0-394-71965-4. It is self-described as the story of "the rise and development of the Students for a Democratic Society, the organization that became the major expression of the American left in the sixties-its passage from student protest to institutional resistance to revolutionary activism, and its ultimate impact on American politics and life." Sale drew on the SDS archives at the Wisconsin State Historical Society in Madison, Wisconsin. He also interviewed most of the former SDS leadership and many rank and file members. Drawing on such material he has provided the story of the SDS and its involvement in the anti-war movement as it looked from the inside. Robert A. Mosher Doctoral candidate Union Institute and University