William Ayers is a professor at the University of Chicago at Illinois, the author of numerous articles and books, and, most notoriously, co-founder of the Weather Underground, the radical organization that bombed government buildings as a response to the Vietnam War. Ayers' practically became a household name during the 2008 presidential campaign, when his acquaintance with Barack Obama incited a whirlwind of accusation. Sarah Palin questioned whether Obama was fit to be president, considering he had "palled around with terrorists."
Today, Ayers says he still receives death threats, but he doesn't let them bother him. When we sat down together June 7