the new "prosecutors" mother:
Early life and family
Kathy Boudin was born on May 19, 1943, into a family with a long left-wing
history. She was raised in Greenwich Village, New York City. Her family was Jewish. Her great-uncle was Louis B. Boudin
, a Marxist
theorist. Her father, attorney Leonard Boudin
, had represented controversial clients such as Judith Coplon
, the Cuban government
and Paul Robeson
A National Lawyers Guild
attorney, Leonard Boudin was the law partner of Victor Rabinowitz
, himself counsel to numerous left-wing organizations.
Kathy Boudin attended Bryn Mawr College and is a member of the class of 1965.
Boudin fell in love with David Gilbert
in the 1970s and gave birth to their son Chesa
When her son was 14 months old she was arrested and subsequently incarcerated for murder and bank robbery
Her son was adopted by former Weatherman leaders Bill Ayers
and Bernardine Dohrn
(born May 19, 1943) is a former member of the far-left
group Weather Underground
who was convicted of felony murder
for her role in the Brink's robbery of 1981
. The robbery resulted in the killing of two Nyack police officers and one security guard and serious injury to another security guard.
Boudin was released from prison on parole in 2003 and became an adjunct professor
at Columbia University
Lots of familiar names coming to light!