Daily Archives: May 18, 2018

Ramparts Vietnam Primer: “I Quit!” (1966)

“Few American magazines are agents of change. Most are chroniclers of their time and place, lightning rods rather than lightning. By the beginning of World War II, the press, and magazines in particular, were propaganda tools, whether they liked it … Continue reading

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John F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy theories

“The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 has spurred numerous conspiracy theories, which include accusations of involvement of the CIA, the Mafia, sitting Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro, the KGB, or even … Continue reading

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Carnac – Eugène Guillevic (1961)

“Hard by the rugged coast of Brittany, there among menhirs, those megaliths that have gone on standing through all our history, a man confronts the sea. Toi, ce creux et definitive, he says. (You, this void, this trough–definitive.) Moi, qui … Continue reading

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