• I thought in 1965 that my job was to convince most Americans to be against the war. So I spent summers knocking on doors, handing out literature, trying to talk to people who didn't agree with me, trying to get them to see the war was wrong. And by 1968 a majority of Americans did oppose the war.

    "The Rumpus Long Interview with Bill Ayers". Interview with Scott Hutchins, February 20, 2009.