Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press by Ken Wachsberger
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Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press
By Ken Wachsberger

Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press

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Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press by Ken Wachsberger

Book Description

This enlightening book offers a collection of histories of underground papers from the Vietnam Era as written and told by key staff members of the time. Their stories, building on those presented in Part 1, represent a wide range of publications: countercultural, gay, lesbian, feminist, Puerto Rican, Native American, Black, socialist, Southern consciousness, prisoners' rights, New Age, rank-and-file, military, and more. Wachsberger notes that the underground press not only produced a few well-known papers but also was truly national and diverse in scope. His goal is to capture the essence of "the countercultural community." This book will be a fundamental resource for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of a dramatic era in U.S. history, as well as offering a younger readership a glimpse into a generation of idealists who rose up to challenge and improve government and society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781611860313
ISBN-10: 1611860318
Classification: Journalistic style guides , Freedom of information & freedom of speech , Ethical issues: censorship
Format: Paperback (254mm x 178mm x 29mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: Michigan State University Press
Publisher: Michigan State University Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ken Wachsberger

Ken Wachsberger is a long-time writer, editor, and author, as well as an early member, a book contract adviser, and a former national officer in the National Writers Union.

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