Been looking for this reference, Alinsky in Look Mag, and just found it, at Library of Congress:
1967 Sept. 15 (date added to Look’s library) 27 photographic prints (contact sheets). Baldwin, Joel, photographer.
LOOK – Job 67-3429 <P&P>
This has to be the article in which he is quoted saying (as I distinctly remember), “If the end doesn’t justify the means, what does?” which I have referred to on several occasions.
The date would be right. It’s when I was living at Xavier U. in Cincinnati, having moved a month earlier from St. Ignatius High on Chicago’s West Side, where as a young priest I’d been involved in community organizing — amateurishly, but so what? It was a hit-and-miss exercise as practiced by the best of them.
The LOC reference is to its photo collection, donated by Look’s publisher, Cowles Communications, in 1971, as the magazine was on its way out of existence.
show social reformer Saul Alinsky meeting with black community organizers(?) at an organization headquarters(?); working in his office; meeting with other black men and Michigan govenor George Romney; travelling by plane.
Note the “reformer” sobriquet. There’s a long history of lipstick on pigs.