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The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

“Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a large auditorium near … Continue reading

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CNN: Special Preview- The Radical Story of Patty Hearst: Story of The Symbionese Liberation Army

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe to understand the kidnapping of Patty Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army, you have to understand the 1970s especially the early and mid 1970s. I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Sargon of Akkad: Communists At Berkeley

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main woman in this video said the according to her the free speech movement at Berkeley from the 1960s, which really was a free speech movement and something that Berkeley … Continue reading

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