Quicksilver Times; Vol.II, No.20, August 18-28, 1970

Quicksilver Times; Vol.II, No.20, August 18-28, 1970

Washington, D.C. Quicksilver Times, Inc. 1970. 24p., 11.5 x 17 in., tabloid, folded, particolored cover leaf and centerfold, newsprint lightly browned, somewhat mis-folded with edgewear, little tears and a chip, dust-soil and a printed mailing address. A good-only copy. Color cover drawing shows three women in dancing embrace, back page a belly-of-the-beast metaphor; color center doublefold reprints Ho Chi Minh poems against a background of the North Vietnam flag.

The capitol's underground paper. Articles start with "GI complaint center" (photo shows Mark Lane, Donald Duncan and Jane Fonda, Marilyn Moorhead). Then: High school underground. A photo-strip of arrests of youth in Georgetown. Police surveillance in Richmond Va. Interview of Mark Lane in GI-activist mode. Text and registration form to fill in for the 'Revolutionary People's Plenary Session' to be held in Philly Sept 5-7. A full page with 5 photos on a brutal police arrest in Alexandria [the cops wanted the victim's Yippie and NLF flags for trophies]. Article on Ho with photo of him watering a garden. Feds investigate radical speakers (David Hilliard, Rennie Davis, Abbie Hoffman, Stokely Carmichael). Cambodian dynamics. Tupamaros move against US imperialism. Women attack sterilization. Fullpage Gilbert Shelton cartoon of chickens feasting on Col. Sanders.

Cat.No: 206441

Price: $20.00