Boudin, Kathy (1943–)

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Boudin, Kathy (1943–)

American radical. Born May 19, 1943, in New York, NY; dau. of Leonard Boudin (civil-rights attorney, died 1989) and Jean Boudin (died 1994); Bryn Mawr, BA (magna cum laude), 1965; niece of radical journalist I.F. Stone; children: son Chesa.

Was a member of the Weather Underground, which claimed responsibility for 20 bombings (1969–75); served 22 years in prison at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for participating as a decoy in armored-car robbery (1981) that caused the death of 2 Nyack police officers and a security guard.

See also Susan Braudy, Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left (Knopf, 2003).

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