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Jerry Rubin, An American Revolutionary

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, October 19 at the bookshop, Pat Thomas shares his new book, Did It! From Yippie to Yuppie.

Based on over 75 original interviews with his co-conspirators, friends and foes, this book not only explores the life and times of Jerry Rubin, but the generation that spanned the idealistic firebrands in the 1960s to full blown capitalists in the 1980s.

Those interviewed include fellow Chicago 8 Defendants, participants in the Berkeley Free Speech Movement; Paul Krassner, Nancy Kurshan, Bobby Seale, Rennie Davis, and dozens more who reveal, in their own words, vibrant stories of the era. Often left out in histories of the radical ‘60’s, twenty women speak out in their own voice.

Pat Thomas is the author of Listen, Whitey! The sights & sounds of Black Power 1965-1975 and curator of Invitation to Openness: The Jazz & Soul Photography of Les McCann 1960-1980. He lives in Los Angeles, California

Press Links for Did It! From Yippie to Yuppie:

Paul Krassner for the L.A. Times
R.C. Baker for the Village Voice
Bruce Jacobs for Shelf Awareness


October 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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