In the summer of 1967, Atlanta Journal reporter Michael Palmer went undercover as a hippie. Hoping to provide his readers with some insight into a movement that had recently made its way … Continue reading Atlanta Studies | Parks are for the People: The Piedmont Park Riot and the Politics of Late 1960s Atlanta
The Hippies – By Hunter S. Thompson The best year to be a hippie was 1965, but then there was not much to write about, because not much was happening … Continue reading The Hippies // By Hunter S. Thompson
We Shall Fight, We Will Win: On The Black Dwarf and 1968 The radical newspaper The Black Dwarf played a pivotal role in the British left in the late ’60s. In this introduction to … Continue reading We Shall Fight, We Will Win: On The Black Dwarf and 1968 (Verso)
Source: The Neglected History of the May ’68 Uprising in France On the morning of June 10, 1968—a couple of weeks after French labor unions signed an agreement with Prime … Continue reading The Neglected History of the May ’68 Uprising in France
I found this link on the Middle Earth Facebook group. Tom Rapp was part of a great late 60s band called Pearls Before Swine. They were one of my favourites. … Continue reading Tom Rapp, ’60s Folk Experimentalist And Civil Rights Attorney, Dead At 70 | BPR
“Drugs. Sex. Revolutionary violence. From its first pages, Susan Stern’s memoir With the Weathermen provides a candid, first-hand look at the radical politics and the social and cultura… Source: With … Continue reading With the Weathermen: The Personal Journal of a Revolutionary Woman – Susan Stern (1975) | 1960s: Days of Rage
This is a video of my talk at BRLSI in July. It’s not great quality but you get the whole thing! I originally put it on YouTube but it got … Continue reading Kenny Wilson at Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution 12th July 2017
I am doing a talk at The Secular Hall, Humberstone Gate, Leicester on the 6th October 7.00 p.m. Hope you can make it. It should last about an hour including … Continue reading The 1960s Counterculture in Britain and America – a talk by Kenny Wilson at Secular Hall, Leicester on October 6th 7.00 p.m.