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Robert F. Kennedy on the campaign trail... Jerry Rubin...
Item # 688680
March 21, 1968
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 21, 1968 The front page is taken up with an article and photo of Robert F. Kennedy on the campaign trail. Just 2 1/2 months he would be assassinated in Los Angeles.
Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Yippies Anti-Organize A Groovy Revolution" which includes a photo of Jerry Rubin, an American social activist, anti-war leader, and counterculture icon during the 1960's and 1970's.
Among the ads within is a quarter-page for: "The Doors" and one for "Gladys Knights & the Pips" with "The Yardbirds" appearing soon.
Complete with 64 pages, nice condition.
Provenance: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive.
Background: The Village Voice was an American counterculture newspaper known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. It introduced free-form, high-spirited, and passionate journalism into the public discourse - a tradition it maintained throughout its 60+ year history. It is quite common to find great political cartoons, satirical cartoons and articles, thought-provoking editorials, and ads and reviews for both concerts and theater productions - both on and off Broadway. Many iconic writers and musicians credit their appearance in The Village Voice for at least a portion of their success.
Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. If purchasing, please do so with discretion.
Category: The 20th Century