Subject:

Michael Harrington

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    John Lindsay Lame Ducks Himself

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 15, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 11 John Lindsay: Goodbye to all that by Clark Whelton It had been raining through the early spring afternoon, but 30 minutes before John Lindsay was due to land in Milwaukee the weather turned around and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Nixon Wins, But Nat Hentoff Has a Beef with Ed Koch

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 16, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 46 Next year in Fear City by Nat Hentoff This was going to be the first of a non-consecutive series of probes into the reasons for and the consequences of the Nixon victory, with particular emphasis on ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Here's Yet More Proof the Village Is Never What It Was

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 7, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 1 'A San Remo type': the vanishing Village By Michael Harrington In 1949 the world was much younger than it is now. I had just arrived in New York from St. Louis, and was staying with a friend in a City C ... More >>

  • News

    October 13, 2010

    New York's Finest Police Cover-Up

    Ten cops beat up cabbie, then cuff one of their own for trying to stop them.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    George Plimpton, William Styron Get Down for McCarthy

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 22, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 45 A Concurrence of Poets, And One Who Stayed Home by Joe Flaherty Possibly realizing their influence on the Great Society and the mathematicians in Chicago, a group of writers and artists staged what th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Clip Job: Vietnam! Koch! Party Raid! Vietnam! Vietnam! Flag Burning! Horrorshow, Droogies!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 14, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 26 America in Vietnam: From Here to Nowhere By Michael Harrington As I write, the news is filled with reports on Buddhist demonstrations in Vietnam. Indeed, events are moving so fast that, by the time thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Clip Job: Koch Surprises No One, And Manville Returns!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 24, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 23 Koch Battles the Odds, Gets in Council Race By Jack Newfield Having vanquished the DeSapio machine in Greenwich Village, Edward Koch this week announced he will make a fight for public office. He seeks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Clip Job: Harlem Riots, 1964

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJuly 23, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 40'Tear Down the Ghetto'The weekend riots in Harlem produced no discernible "white backlash" in Greenwich Village. Members of the Village Independent Democrats managed to raise more than $1000 on street corners and in ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008
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    November 19, 2008

    Stephanie Harrington: A Singular Early Voice at the 'Voice'

    Harrington's own caption for this photo on her website, harringtononline: "Me and some blond guy, Town Hall, 1971." by Nat Hentoff One of the most strikingly independent and lively reporters in Voice history, Stephanie Harrington, died of cancer on November 8. As Paul Berman, a Voice alumnus, tol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Stop Housing Discrimination in the Village

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 24, 1958, Vol. III, No. 48 Sense of Dignity Outraged By Michael Harrington The cherished dogma that renting to Negroes will panic whites and send property values plunging down received a sharp blow from Villagers last week. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008

    Young Socialists on Jack Kerouac

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 16, 1958, Vol. III, No. 25 The Beat Generation: A View from the Left By James E. Breslin [No, not that Jimmy Breslin -- Tony O.] In a little gray loft around the corner from the Village, the Young Socialist League held a literary S ... More >>

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    The Birth of the 'Voice': 1955–1965

    From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    In Praise of Personal Journalism

    Throwing off the shackles of the conventional press

  • News

    December 21, 2004
  • Books

    January 15, 2002
  • News

    October 23, 2001

    The Race Factor

    A View From behind the Scenes

  • News

    October 17, 2000

    The Other America 2000

    Hunger in Texas and Tennessee

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