Thursday, May 12, 2016

Scanlan's Monthly

Scanlan's Monthly was a short-lived magazine in 1970-1971.  Edited by San Francisco's Warren Hinckle, it featured excellent writing, in depth and cutthroat journalism and the attention of the FBI. The January 1971 issue was titled Guerrilla War in the USA.

a link to that issue is below...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

War is Over May 1975

On May 11, 1975 Phil Ochs and others hosted a celebration in Central Park of the final end of the US war on the Vietnamese.  Titled "War is Over," it featured Joan Baez, Lee Hays, Tom Paxton, Patti Smith and many others.  (see setlist below)

On May 12, 1975.  Saigon fell to the Vietnamese national liberation forces and US troops, CIA and others fled.