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ROBERT C. COTTRELL : BOOKS | Thorne Dreyer’s ‘Making Waves: The Rag Radio Interviews’

‘Making Waves’ is a significant work, displaying dexterity through penetrating discussions. By Robert C. Cottrell | The Rag Blog | June 1, 2022 Followers of The Rag Blog should be thoroughly delighted with the release of a vital new volume, … Continue reading

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ROBERT C. COTTRELL : PERSONAL REMEMBRANCE | Todd Gitlin, RIP

He was always fiercely independent and intelligent. By Robert C. Cottrell | The Rag Blog | March 24, 2022 Listen to Thorne Dreyer’s two classic Rag Radio interviews with Todd Gitlin from July 19, 2013, and August 16, 2013. Listen … Continue reading

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Robert C. Cottrell :
BOOKS | ‘Making History Making Blintzes’

A memoir by New Left veterans Mickey Flacks and Dick Flacks. By Robert C. Cottrell | The Rag Blog | January 20, 2022 As a historian who has concentrated extensively on American radicalism, I attempt to keep abreast of newly … Continue reading

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Robert C. Cottrell :
POLITICAL VIOLENCE | The politics of assassination: An initial thought

Throughout the early postwar era and emphatically during the 1960s, the politics of assassination came into play. By Robert C. Cottrell | The Rag Blog | December 18, 2021 I’m writing this on the morning of December 4, 2021, the … Continue reading

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Robert C. Cottrell :
BOOKS | In response to Jonah Raskin

The author replies to Raskin’s ‘Rag Blog’ review of ‘All-American Rebels.’ By Robert C. Cottrell | The Rag Blog | August 26, 2020 [The following is a response to Jonah Raskin’s August 18, 2020 Rag Blog review of Bob Cottrell’s … Continue reading

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Friends of New Journalism

FRIENDS Anonymous Shelley Allison Roger Baker Ryan Bernard Sherwood Bishop Joan Brochstein Paul Buhle Brady Coleman Cecilla Colomé Robert C. Cottrell Richard Croxdale Mike Davis Donna DeCesare Mercedes de Uriarte Claire deYoung Bernardine Dohrn & Bill Ayers Thorne Webb Dreyer … Continue reading

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JONAH RASKIN :
BOOKS | ‘All-American Rebels: The American Left from the Wobblies to Today’

There’s hardly an important rebel who isn’t mentioned in the pages of Cottrell’s book. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | August 18, 2020 SONOMA COUNTY, California — Robert C. Cottrell’s survey of radicalism in the U.S. in the … Continue reading

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The Rag book

“A raucous, absorbing excursion back to the 1960s and ’70s.” — Kirkus Reviews Making Austin weird! Celebrating The Rag: Austin’s Iconic Underground Newspaper tells the remarkable story of the legendary underground newspaper that sparked a political and cultural revolution and … Continue reading

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What They Say About ‘The Rag’

Notable quotes The Rag “was a spirited, quirky, and humorous paper, whose founders pushed the New Left’s political agenda even as they embraced the counterculture’s zeal for rock music, psychedelics, and personal liberation,” — John McMillian, Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties … Continue reading

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Rag Radio

RAG RADIO: Driving in the Left Lane! with host Thorne Dreyer Cutting-edge alternative journalism, politics, and culture in the spirit of the Sixties underground press. KEEP TUNED IN WITH RAG RADIO! Listen to it here: KOOP 91.7-FM in Austin, Texas, … Continue reading

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THORNE DREYER :
BOOKS | Exploring Space City! is on the way!

“This lovingly crafted compilation captures the spirit of the New Left and the counterculture.” — Historian Robert Cottrell By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | November 18, 2021 Our much-awaited book, Exploring Space City!: Houston’s Historic Underground Newspaper — … Continue reading

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Space City!

A REVIEW OF ‘EXPLORING SPACE CITY!’ By Kirkus Reviews EXPLORING SPACE CITY!: Houston’s Historic Underground Newspaper. Ed. by Thorne Dreyer, Alice Embree, Cam Duncan and Sherwood Bishop. Lulu.com (376 pp.) $35.00 paperback. ISBN: 978-1-312-16267-9. October 29, 2021. In this nonfiction … Continue reading

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