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Isaac Asimov

“Isaac Asimov (/ˈæzɪmɒv/; c.  January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science. Asimov was a prolific writer who wrote … Continue reading

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The ‘Hard Hat Riot’ Was a Preview of Today’s Political Divisions

Lower Manhattan, New York City, 8th May 1970. Workers mobilised by their labour union later attacked the student demonstrators in what became known as the Hard Hat Riot. “This was something genuinely new, and raw. Even jaded viewers tuning in … Continue reading

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I Survived Vietnam. Will I Survive This Pandemic?

Servicemen lined up at Tan Son Nhut Airfield, in South Vietnam, during services for American killed in action in 1962. “SARNANO, Italy — A very long time ago, I was one of more than two million American men and women … Continue reading

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Devo’s Jerry Casale Looks Back at Kent State 50 Years Later: ‘Time Stood Still’

Devo bassist Jerry Casale was a student protester in the middle of the Kent State massacre, which took place 50 years ago on May 4th. “… I arrived on the Kent State campus as a freshman in the fall of … Continue reading

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Russell Tribunal

Nine-year-old Do Van Ngoc exhibits injuries from napalm in Vietnam. “The Russell Tribunal, also known as the International War Crimes Tribunal, Russell-Sartre Tribunal, or Stockholm Tribunal, was a private People’s Tribunal organised in 1966 by Bertrand Russell, British philosopher and … Continue reading

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Chicago 1968: The Whole World Is Watching chronicles the chaos of the infamous DNC convention

“One afternoon a little more than 50 years ago, the photographer Michael Cooper wandered into the bar at the Chateau Marmont in LA and happened to run into a friend, the writer Terry Southern. Southern had time for just one … Continue reading

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Our Nixon: Whose Life Was It Anyway?

“Tom Carson – May 3, 1994.  1. Nixon is Everywhere. I’m going to put on an old record, if you don’t mind. Let’s see if I remember how this damned hi-fi works. The needle’s kind of scratchy, but — ah, … Continue reading

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Artifacts of the Analog Era – Rex Weiner

“As I pack the FedEx box addressed to the Interference Archive in Brooklyn, New York—a nonprofit study center for ‘objects created as part of social movements by the participants themselves: posters, flyers, publications, zines, t-shirts and buttons, audio recordings…’—I am … Continue reading

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What Was the Vietnam War About?

A group of South Vietnamese army soldiers and an American soldier with two captured Vietcong suspects, in Plaines des Joncs, South Vietnam. “Was America’s war in Vietnam a noble struggle against Communist aggression, a tragic intervention in a civil conflict, … Continue reading

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Richard Nixon’s visit to the Lincoln Memorial

“In the early hours of May 9, 1970, President Richard Nixon made an unplanned visit to the Lincoln Memorial where he spoke with anti-war protestors and students for almost two hours. The protestors were conducting a vigil in protest of … Continue reading

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