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"Deciding to Organise, a record of the lecture [Saul Alinsky] gave to the Dayton citizens in 1968, is one of a series of five films made by the Canadian National Film Board to serve as a kind of manual to the Alinsky method [...]. What emerges is something closer to a collection of intriguingly compressed snippets from a personal diary, with Alinsky mixing in anecdote with theory, occasionally getting caught in a log-jam of jargon, and at other times hinting but not defining the precise terms of his own extremism, the 'top values' which he would not be prepared to sacrifice in the violent pursuit of any cause."
-- Richard Combs


Source:
Combs, Richard. "Deciding to Organise." Review of Deciding to Organize. Monthly Film Bulletin, April 1973. (p. 86)