Tag Archives: Sixties

Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Tom Hayden, ¡Presente!

The Port Huron Statement that Hayden drafted, a deeply intelligent critical analysis of American society, became the manifesto of a generation. By Rabbi Arthur Waskow | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow :
Tom Hayden, ¡Presente!

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Judy Gumbo Albert :
Tom Hayden: Raising a cup to my fallen pal

By Judy Gumbo Albert | The Rag Blog | October 25, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow and activist and SDS vet Carl Davidson, joined Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, … finish reading Judy Gumbo Albert :
Tom Hayden: Raising a cup to my fallen pal

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Thorne Dreyer :
METRO EVENT | Gentle Thursday is back!

The legendary ’60s Austin happening returns as part of a 4-day celebration of the original Rag. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | October 12, 2016 Event: Gentle Thursday What: Do-it-yourself happening with outdoor stage Occasion: 50th Anniversary Rag … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
METRO EVENT | Gentle Thursday is back!

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Frank Erwin and the Waller Creek trees

This feature is in the book ‘Celebrating The Rag’ to be released during festivities, set for Oct. 13-16, honoring Austin’s iconic underground newspaper. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 20, 2016 AUSTIN — The following post, is … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Remembering Frank Erwin and the Waller Creek trees

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Alice Embree :
The murder of George J. Vizard IV

George, a Ragstaffer and leading force in the Austin left, was found dead in the cold locker of an Austin convenience store in 1967. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 27, 2016 Rag Blog associate editor Alice … finish reading Alice Embree :
The murder of George J. Vizard IV

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Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree :
The Rag: 50 years of cutting-edge journalism

A series of public events, October 13-16, 2016, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Austin’s historic Sixties underground newspaper. By Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | May 9, 2016 AUSTIN — In a public celebration of … finish reading Thorne Dreyer and Alice Embree :
The Rag: 50 years of cutting-edge journalism

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Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
METRO | Deep in the heart of Texas: The guns
of August

Mass shootings of the innocent are commonplace now. But Charles Whitman, the Texas Tower sniper, shocked the nation’s psyche. By Jeff Shero Nightbyrd | The Rag Blog | March 29, 2016 With introduction by Thorne Dreyer On August 1, 1966, … finish reading Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
METRO | Deep in the heart of Texas: The guns
of August

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Ken Wachsberger :
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 60’s underground press, Part III: The ‘countercultural’ underground papers

The underground press was everywhere you looked: on campus and off, in urban, suburban, rural, ghetto, barrio, in every state of the Union. By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | February 23, 2016 [This is the third of a … finish reading Ken Wachsberger :
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 60’s underground press, Part III: The ‘countercultural’ underground papers

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James Retherford :
Born 50 years ago, ‘The Spectator’ was a bright light in Klan-infested southern Indiana

This controversial alt-underground weekly explored the fertile meeting ground of art and activism. By James Retherford | The Rag Blog | February 11, 2016 This is the story of an extraordinary little southern Indiana newspaper which captured journalistic respect and … finish reading James Retherford :
Born 50 years ago, ‘The Spectator’ was a bright light in Klan-infested southern Indiana

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Steve Russell :
METRO | Do the right thing, and be proud of your mistakes

I cherish my time at The Texan but don’t ask me to choose it over my time at The Rag. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2016 AUSTIN — The Rag started in 1966 in reaction … finish reading Steve Russell :
METRO | Do the right thing, and be proud of your mistakes

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Ken Wachsberger :
Ken Light’s photographic journey through
the chaos and the calm

In ‘What’s Going On? 1969-1974,’ Light captures the marches, the rallies, the protests, the guerrilla theatre performances, and the police riots. By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2016 Ken Light disscussed his experiences as a social … finish reading Ken Wachsberger :
Ken Light’s photographic journey through
the chaos and the calm

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Ken Wachsberger :
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the ’60s underground press. Part II: The Fifth Estate

The paper, which quickly became Detroit’s cutting-edge news source, is the longest-running underground newspaper from the Vietnam era. By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | December 8, 2015 [This is the second of a three-part series written for The … finish reading Ken Wachsberger :
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the ’60s underground press. Part II: The Fifth Estate

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