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The 1967 report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders opens with a now-famous conclusion: “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white–separate and unequal.” The closing of the report is less well known: One of … Continue reading
Evelyn Hofer: Dublin Sky (1966); from Dublin: A Portrait (1967).
Romare Bearden: The Street (1964)
Martin Luther King, Jr. on “60 Minutes,” September 27, 1966.
Sally Field as Sister Bertrille in The Flying Nun (1967)
Sadamasa Motonaga: Red and Yellow (1963)
The distinction between “disaster” and “normal” conditions is implicit in most treatments of disaster behavior. The everyday, ongoing life of the society is usually equated with the “normal,” and those conditions that result from disaster are viewed as “abnormal” and … Continue reading
Fan Ho: Surreal Sai Wan (c 1950-1960)
From Paul Fussell’s Poetic Meter and Poetic Form (1965): “In ‘The Poplar Field’ …William Cowper…unwittingly allows the whimsical associations of triple meter to work against him.” The poplars are felled, farewell to the shade And the whispering sound of the … Continue reading