Jan. 23, 6pm, Butler Library, Room 203
A talk by John McMillian on the role of the underground press in the 1960s, with a focus on coverage of the Columbia student protests of 1968. McMillian is an Associate Professor of History at Georgia State University, and the author of Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America, and co-editor of The Radical Reader and The New Left Revisited.
After the discussion, there will be a reception in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library to celebrate the opening of “1968: The Global Revolutions,” an exhibition in the Kempner Gallery.
Co-sponsored by the Grolier Club, and the Lehman Center for American History. All events are free and open to the public. Registration is required; please search for event title or “RBML” on the Columbia University Events page.