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A Cultural History of Advertising
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Digital History 1960s Counterculture- hippies

Digital History 1960s Counterculture- hippies | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

"The New Left had a series of heroes, ranging from Marx, Lenin, Ho, and Mao to Fidel, Che, and other revolutionaries. It also had its own uniforms, rituals, and music. Faded-blue work shirts and jeans, wire-rimmed glasses, and work shoes were de rigueur even if the dirtiest work the wearer performed was taking notes in a college class. The proponents of the New Left emphasized their sympathy with the working class--an emotion that was seldom reciprocated--and listened to labor songs that once fired the hearts of unionists. The political protest folk music of Greenwich Village--of Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan, and their crowd--inspired the New Left..."

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40 things the hippies were right about | ThirdCoast Digest

40 things the hippies were right about | ThirdCoast Digest | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
“Forget antiwar protests, Woodstock, even long hair.
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