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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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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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