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1968, A History in Verse / Sanders, Edward ; Ginsberg A ; Kupferberg T ; Rubin J ; Leary T ; Bly R ; Berrigan T ; levy da ; Hoffman A ; McClure M ; Guillevic E ; Hollo A ; Crumb R ; Burroughs WS., 1997

Identifier: CC-30359-31774

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Scope and Contents

This long, biographic poem deals with Sanders' music group, the Fugs, and the political events of 1968, detailing among others the ravages of the Viet Nam war, James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, the Yippies, the CIA, J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, and the Chicago Seven. There are descriptions of the assasinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King as well as small black and white scanned, photographic, documentary images, and line drawings of hierogyphics and fragments of calligraphic texts scattered among the poems. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1997



0 See container summary (1 hard cover book (260 pages) in dust jacket) ; 23.7 x 16 x 2.7 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Santa Rosa, California : Black Sparrow Press. Signed by: Edward Sanders (c.- colophon). Nationality of creator: American. General: 100 copies of 200 total copies. About 40 number copy. General: Added by: RED; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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