Daily Archives: April 17, 2018

My part in the anti-war demo that changed protest for ever

A protester is bundled away outside the US embassy in Grosvenor Square. “The only direct reporting from Saigon in the Observer on 17 March 1968 was on an inside page: a two-column dispatch by Gavin Young reflecting on the sobering … Continue reading

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Robert Duncan

“… This is the poet Robert Duncan born 1919, Oakland, California. Of his work, Duncan has written, ‘I make poetry as other men make war or make love or make states or revolutions – to exercise my faculties at large. … Continue reading

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