Bill Ayers, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Bill Ayers

professor and activist

Date of Birth: 26-Dec-1944

Place of Birth: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States

Profession: pedagogue, university teacher, journalist, philosopher, peace activist, autobiographer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Bill Ayers

  • William Charles Ayers (; born December 26, 1944) is a former leader of the Weather Underground and American elementary education theorist.
  • During the 1960s, Ayers participated in the counterculture movement that opposed US involvement in the Vietnam War.
  • He is known for his 1960s radical activism and his later work in education reform, curriculum and instruction.
  • In 1969, Ayers co-founded the Weather Underground, a self-described Communist revolutionary group that sought to overthrow imperialism.
  • The Weather Underground conducted a campaign of bombing public buildings (including police stations, the United States Capitol, and the Pentagon) during the 1960s and 1970s in response to U.S.
  • involvement in the Vietnam War. Ayers is a retired professor in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, formerly holding the titles of Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar.
  • During the 2008 U.S.
  • presidential campaign, a controversy arose over his contacts with then-candidate Barack Obama.
  • He is married to Bernardine Dohrn, who was also a leader in the Weather Underground.

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