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By Robin Morgan, Ariel Leve

Ariel Leve and Robin Morgan's oral background 1963: The 12 months of the Revolution is the 1st e-book to recount the kinetic tale of the 365 days that witnessed a demographic strength shift—the upward thrust of the adolescence Quake circulation, a cultural transformation via track, style, politics, and the humanities. Leve and Morgan aspect how, for the 1st time in historical past, formative years turned a advertisement and cultural strength with the facility to command the eye of presidency and faith and form society.

While the chilly conflict started to thaw, the race into house heated up, feminism and civil rights percolated in politics, and JFK’s assassination surprised the area, the Beatles and Bob Dylan could become poster boys and the prophet of a revolution that modified the world.

1963: The 12 months of the Revolution documents, documentary-style, the superb roller-coaster experience of these three hundred and sixty five days, informed throughout the memories of a few of the period’s so much influential figures—from Keith Richards to Mary Quant, Vidal Sassoon to Graham Nash, Alan Parker to Peter Frampton, Eric Clapton to homosexual Talese, Stevie Nicks to Norma Kamali, and lots of extra.

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We need not only separate groups but a separate movement, free of preconceptions, which will build an analysis of women’s oppression that is rooted in our day-today experience and base on that analysis our own revolutionary program. It is also clear that a genuine alliance with male radicals will not be possible until sexism sickens them as much as racism. This will not be accomplished through persuasion, conciliation, or love, but through independence and solidarity: radical men will stop oppressing us and make our fight their own when they can’t get us to join them on any other terms.

His songs and public role are guides to survival in the world of the image, the cool, and the high. And in coming to terms with that world, he has forced it to come to terms with him. II. By 1960 the folk music revival that began in the fifties had expanded into an all-inclusive smorgasbord, with kitschy imitation-folk groups at one end, resurrected cigar-box guitarists and Ozark balladeers at the other. Of music that pretended to ethnic authenticity, the most popular was folk blues—Lead Belly, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Lightnin’ Hopkins.

Don’t you like to look at attractive men? Sure, I even like to look at attractive women. But most men who ogle us on the street, especially the ones who feel the need to say something, or even touch, aren’t digging us. They’re showing hatred and contempt. The message: baby, you’re just a collection of sexual parts walking down the street for my benefit. I can say anything I want and you can’t object because I’m stronger than you and you’re scared. Think of a Black man in a southern town. A white man makes a jocular, insulting comment and he can’t answer back.

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