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Latin Liberation News Service: The Newspapers of the Young Lords Organization

“The Young Lords began in 1959 as a street gang in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. By the end of the next decade it had transformed into an explosive social movement rooted in communities across the country. After reorganizing and formally … Continue reading

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Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media

“John McMillian’s new book, ‘Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America,’ is a lively account of an oft-overlooked aspect of the anti-war movement: the hundreds of radical underground newspapers that proliferated—and then promptly … Continue reading

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Some/thing – Jerome Rothenberg/David Antin (1965–68)

“David Antin’s first separate book was in preparation at Hawk’s Well Press (Definitions was ultimately published by Caterpillar in 1967) when he joined with veteran poet and editor Jerome Rothenberg to create Some/thing. The first issue, published by Rothenberg’s Hawk’s … Continue reading

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“… For six years during that era, a small-circulation newspaper, THE MOVEMENT, was published each month in San Francisco and distributed nationwide. At its peak, it produced a 25,000 copy press run with 2,500 paid subscriptions. Of the many “underground … Continue reading

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Broadside (magazine)

“Broadside magazine was a small mimeographed publication founded in 1962 by Agnes ‘Sis’ Cunningham and her husband, Gordon Friesen. Hugely influential in the folk-revival, it was often controversial. Issues of what is folk music, what is folk rock, and who … 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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“… At one or another antiwar meeting in Manhattan, I encountered Carol Brightman and John McDermott, who were starting up a new magazine designed to fuel the anti-war teach-ins on college campuses.  We hit it off and I signed on … Continue reading

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