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Author Kisseloff, Jeff.

Title Generation on fire : voices of protest from the 1960s : an oral history / Jeff Kisseloff
Published Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (284 pages) : illustrations
Series Sixties--primary documents and personal narratives, 1960-1974.
Contents Bernard LaFayette : freedom rider -- Bob Zellner : the traitor -- Gloria Richardson Dandridge : the militant -- Paul Krassner : the realist -- Lee Weiner : the revolutionary -- Daniel Berrigan : peace preacher -- David Cline : the vet -- Peter Berg : the digger -- Elsa Marley Skylark : the artist -- Marilyn Salzman Webb : the feminist -- Frank Kameny : the pioneer -- Barry Melton : the guitarist -- David Meggyesy : the linebacker -- Verandah Porche : the queen of poesie -- Doris Krause and Barry Levine : Allison's story
Summary The political activism of the American counterculture during the 1960s remains a subject blighted by misconceptions and stereotypes. To many, the political thought of the 1960s is synonymous with widespread drug abuse, failed social experiments, and general irresponsibility. Despite sustained public interest, few remember that many of the freedoms and rights Americans enjoy today are the direct result of those who defiantly challenged the established order during this tumultuous period. The period frightened both mainstream and elite Americans and still does. In Generation on Fire, both well-k
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-275) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Counterculture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Interviews -- United States.
Oral history.
Political activists -- United States -- Interviews.
Protest movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813138469 (electronic bk.)
0813171563 (electronic bk.)
9780813138466 (electronic bk.)
9780813171562 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)