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The Party
A Political Memoir (Volume 1)

“A complete history of the Sixties remains to be written, but The Party makes a very strong start. It deserves to be read and studied by everyone who wants to understand … the Sixties as they really were, seen through the eyes of an active participant.”—Seven Oaks

An engaging and insightful account of the anti-Vietnam War movement, the Civil Rights movement, Students for a Democratic Society, and the Socialist Workers Party, including personal reflections on Malcolm X.

Barry Sheppard was a leading member of the Socialist Workers’ Party in the United States. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.