The Sixties by Robert Altman
Photographs by Robert Altman

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..."Days of Rage," Bryan Burrough's impressively researched and deeply engrossing history of America's violent revolutionary fringe — the Black Panthers, the Weather Underground, the Symbionese Liberation Army, et al.
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Mick Jagger. Ken Kesey. Timothy Leary. Allen Ginsberg. Jim Morrison. Neil Young. Abbie Hoffman. Jerry Garcia. Janis Joplin. Grace Slick. Pete Townshend. Ram Dass. Dennis Hopper. Peter Fonda. Jane Fonda. Jerry Rubin. Hippies on Mt. Tam. The March on Washington. Anti-war demonstrations. People's Park. Berkeley. Haight-Ashbury.

The Sixties brings together a collection of photographs of the people, events, culture, rock and roll stars, writers, political figures, and other iconic individuals and celebrities who made the sixties the most influential decade of the twentieth century.

The Sixties tells the story of that particularly colorful generation with the affection and devotion of someone who has experienced the revolution firsthand. Robert Altman's captivating photographs bring immense power to both quiet, intimate moments and scenes of thunderous anarchy alike.
 

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Robert Altman is a photographer who studied with Ansel Adams and is best known as a photojournalist for Rolling Stone magazine. A leader in embracing digital photography, his recent work appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Mojo, The New York Times, People, San Francisco Chronicle, and San Francisco Examiner. Ben Fong-Torres worked as a writer and senior editor at Rolling Stone in the 1960s and as a rock deejay for San Francisco radio station KSAN-FM in the 1970s. He is the author of The Doors by the Doors, Hickory Wind, The Hits Just Keep on Coming, and The Rice Room. They both live in San Francisco.
 
Published September 1, 2007 by Santa Monica Press. 192 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by J. Hoberman on Apr 02 2015

..."Days of Rage," Bryan Burrough's impressively researched and deeply engrossing history of America's violent revolutionary fringe — the Black Panthers, the Weather Underground, the Symbionese Liberation Army, et al.

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