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Archive for September, 2008

Pageant Protest Sparked Bra-Burning Myth

NPR has a story on the protest of the Miss America pageant in 1968 that sparked the women’s liberation movement and started the bra-burning myth. Click here to listen to the story.

Looking at Music

There’s a new exhibit at the New York MOMA on music, art, and technology. Here’s the description from the website. 
“Music was at the forefront of interdisciplinary experimentation in the 1960s, when the mixing of media really took off, and musicians led the way in developing new working methods. This screening series, presented in conjunction with [...]

NPR story on the Chicago 68 protests

Good story with some chilling audio from the streets.  Click here to listen.

NPR story on the Woodstock Museum

Click here to listen.

In defense of the sixties

Peter Marcuse (son of Herbert) writes a defense of the sixties in In These Times.