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Chicago Surrealist Group

“How did it happen that the most important contingent of organized surrealist activity in the United States took off in Chicago in 1966, continuing up to the present day? The Chicago-based author Nelson Algren, a writer of naturalistic fiction and … Continue reading

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Doomsday Clock

“The Doomsday Clock is a symbol that represents the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe. Maintained since 1947 by the members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the clock is a metaphor for threats to humanity from unchecked scientific … Continue reading

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“Yarrowstalks was an underground newspaper (and later a magazine), primarily based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that published 12 issues from 1967 to 1975. It is notable for being the first publication to publish the comix of underground cartoonist Robert Crumb. Unlike … Continue reading

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Aspen – The multimedia magazine in a box (1965 to 1971)

“This is a web version of Aspen, a multimedia magazine of the arts published by Phyllis Johnson from 1965 to 1971. Each issue came in a customized box filled with booklets, phonograph recordings, posters, postcards — one issue even included … Continue reading

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Space City!

“Space City! was an underground newspaper published in Houston, Texas from June 5, 1969 to August 3, 1972. The founders were Students for a Democratic Society veterans and former members of the staff of the Austin, Texas, underground newspaper, The … Continue reading

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Newsweek Sold!

“It was early March 1961.  A young John F. Kennedy was just months into his new presidency, ‘Blue Moon’ by The Marcels was the No. 1 hit on the radio, and The Great Impostor with Tony Curtis had just opened … Continue reading

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The Rag

“The Rag was an underground newspaper published in Austin, Texas from 1966–1977. The weekly paper covered political and cultural topics that the conventional press ignored, such as the growing antiwar movement, the sexual revolution, gay liberation, and the drug culture. … Continue reading

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Access to Success – Whole Earth Catalog

“Bookstore managers didn’t know quite what to make of the oversized 64-page volume that showed up in their stores in the fall of 1968. It was called the ‘Whole Earth Catalog‘ and subtitled ‘Access to Tools.’ For $5, buyers got … Continue reading

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Seattle Liberation Front

The Seattle Seven and two of their attorneys in summer 1970, photographer unknown “The Seattle Liberation Front, or SLF, was a radical anti-Vietnam War movement, based in Seattle, Washington, in the United States. The group, founded by the University of … Continue reading

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NOLA Express

“NOLA Express is a singular publication started in 1967 in New Orleans as part of the Underground Free Press movement of the 1960s that protested the Vietnam War and other government policies along with social hypocrisies. Published by two young … Continue reading

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