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July 15, 1971

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, July 15, 1971

* Evel Knievel performs at Madison Square Garden
* American stunt performer and entertainer
* Ramp-to-ramp Harley Davidson motorcycle jump

The front page has a heading: "Evel Knievel: No easy rider" (see images) First report coverage continues on page 12. 
wikipedia notes: Anyone who was a kid in the 1970s remembers Harley-riding daredevil Evel Knievel—and the avalanche of toys and action figures that hit TV and toy stores in the wake of his popularity.
His biggest stunts took place out West. But in July 1971, he brought his act to Madison Square Garden, which was hosting something called the Auto Thrill Show.
At the Garden, Evel revved his bike, sailed off a ramp, and cleared 10 cars.

I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time.
It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City.
Complete with 80 pages, tabloid-size, one crease across the center, minor margin wear, library stamp on the front page, generally in nice condition.

Provenance note: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Rare as such.

Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. Please purchase with discretion.

Category: The 20th Century