1971: Weathermen Terrorism

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Mel Gussow ’56

Perhaps best known for his arts criticism and conversations with great playwrights, Mel Gussow also wrote the definitive account, for New York magazine, of the 1970 Weathermen town house explosion in Greenwich Village that symbolized the loss of innocence of the 1960s counterculture and the troubled decade that followed. 

New York Magazine — Mar. 8, 1971

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To view Gussow’s full article, click here.



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