Current Issues / Articles Archive
1. Link to Malcolm Browne “The Buddhist Protests of 1963”
2. . “American Owned” Motels – along Route 66 motel owners are highlighting that they are “American Owned” in an attempt to let prospective customers know they aren’t immigrants.
the atomic bombing of
done with him in 2000. He currently lives in
4. Presidential Campaign Songs - Oscar Brand.
Smithsonian Folkways records released this album last year. It contains
Presidential songs for EACH President from
5. Owney and American Railroads - I just went to the
6. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory - I was reading an article in the August 2006, Smithsonian, about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. In the article they mention the website which has an amazing collection of documents and photographs.
8. “Jena 6” – Recent
Chinese Propaganda Show at UC Davis – check out this show of various pieces of propaganda.
2. The New Deal and the Arts – this site highlights many of the different arts funded through the Works Progress Administration
3. . Prosecuting Gay Teen Murder – link to
Time Magazine’s article about the murder of 8th grader Lawrence King
5. 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Race – a webpage produced in conjunction with
the excellent PBS series “Race: The Power of an Illusion”.