Book Discussion on Smoking Typewriters

Historian John McMillian recounts the underground newspapers of the 1960s and their affect on the political movements of their… read more

Historian John McMillian recounts the underground newspapers of the 1960s and their affect on the political movements of their time. The author profiles many of the publications, including the Los Angeles Free Press, Berkeley Barb, East Village Other, and Rag (Austin, Texas) and recalls the reportage that marked each paper. According to Mr. McMillian the Federal Bureau of Investigation began monitoring underground newspapers in 1968 and placed many obstacles in the way of their continued publication. John McMillian discussed his book at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

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Book Discussion on Smoking Typewriters

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Public Affairs Event
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San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Mar 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 6, 2012

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  • Mar 20, 2011 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 20, 2011 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 26, 2011 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Aug 06, 2012 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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