Who Made the Sixties? The People or the Celebs?

Bertolt Brecht’s most widely read poem in the 1960s was “A Worker Reads History.”  Though Brecht wrote it in German in 1898, and though a great many Sixties folk were not enthusiastic about the working classes, the poem struck a nerve with a generation…

Bertolt Brecht’s most widely read poem in the 1960s was “A Worker Reads History.”  Though Brecht wrote it in German in 1898, and though a great many Sixties folk were not enthusiastic about the working classes, the poem struck a nerve with a generation eager to make history of their own. Decades later, one might ask how much or how little history did the self-styled revolutionaries actually make? More

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