Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

“Even poverty is ancient history”: Resurrection City, 1968 By Jill Freedman

Demonstrators in the streets, Poor People’s Campaign, Washington D.C., 1968. “… I knew I had to shoot the Poor People’s Campaign when they murdered Martin Luther King Jr. I had to see what was happening, to record it and be part … Continue reading

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Labyrinths – Jorge Luis Borges (1962)

“The myth of Jorge Luís Borges has, for at least twenty years, caught at the minds of people interested in Latin American literature. This man, say his admirers, is not only the great South American writer but great in terms … Continue reading

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“Hey Joe”

“‘Hey Joe’ is an American popular song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard and has been performed in many musical styles by hundreds of different artists. ‘Hey Joe’ tells the story of a man who is on … Continue reading

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