Daily Archives: September 16, 2018

Disputed Land, Disputed Souls

A North Vietnamese soldier helping a wounded South Vietnamese soldier in 1971. “Almost 50 years ago, Hoang Thi Lien became a full member of the People’s Revolutionary Party, the political leadership of the Vietcong. To win this honor she had … Continue reading

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Our Man In Havana – Graham Greene (1958)

“Our Man In Havana (1958) is a novel set in Cuba by the British author Graham Greene. He makes fun of intelligence services, especially the British MI6, and their willingness to believe reports from their local informants. The book predates … Continue reading

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Weatherman – edited by Harold Jacobs (1970)

“The first complete picture of the Weatherman in the words of those who theorized, those who acted and those who watched it all – from the SDS split in June 1969 to the bombings in June, 1970. Selected by Harold … Continue reading

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I Stand Alone – Al Kooper (1969)

“Listening to I Stand Alone for the first time is a lot like first hearing the Sgt. Pepper album, except that this album challenges and rewards the listener in ways that the Beatles‘ psychedelic classic never tried to or could … Continue reading

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