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April 16, 1970: The Birth of the Seattle Seven

The spring of 1970 was an intense time to be a radical in Seattle. Among other things, it was the season of the birth of the Seattle Seven. Jeff Stevens brings the history once again.
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November 6, 1970: The Seattle Seven

“Did you ever hear of ‘The Seattle Seven’? … That was me … and six other guys.” And that stonily-intoned quote, culled from the script of the Coen Brothers movie classic The Big Lebowski, has likely introduced many to the … Continue reading

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February 17, 1970: SLF vs. SPD

The following story could have aptly been titled either “Chicago Echoes in Seattle” or, alternatively, “Rashomon Echoes in Seattle’s News Media.” The former potential title would allude to the story’s instigation by the provocative verdict in the Chicago Seven trial … Continue reading

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January 17, 1970: Jerry Rubin Brings the Chicago Noise to Seattle

Who else but Jerry Rubin would tell a large crowd of college kids that their failure to get thrown out of school was evidence of their failure to truly learn? That delightfully wild slice of advice was one of many … Continue reading

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