BABY BOOMER CELEBRITY: WHO AM I?

Posted on June 7th, 2010 in 1960s,1970s,Black History & Personalities,Crime,New Left,Politics by Terry Hamburg

People will forever remember me for my famous line: “Violence is as American as apple pie.” I must declare, it’s a baby boomer new left classic, but I did a lot more than spout catchy ditties. New left. Old left. I just wanted to empower those who had been left behind. As the head ofRead the Rest…

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GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN

Posted on June 4th, 2010 in 1960s,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

BABY BOOMER REVERIE: 1960 IT WAS GREEK TO ME Pledging in the early 1960s was hell for baby boomers. The final stretch of the fraternity pledge semester is still called “Hell Week.” For boomer girls, it was more like heck. I  got an inside earful from a Phi Sig I dated. Natalie never stopped complaining.Read the Rest…

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FRAT DAYS

Posted on April 12th, 2010 in 1950s,1960s,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

BABY BOOMER REVERIE: 1963 FIESTA! It was the pledge class party of the year. Our theme—South of the Border, a popular choice in the early and pre-boomer college scene. Guys wore torn old clothes and sombreros. Most sported blacked out teeth and drooping Zapata moustaches. A few came with rifles and bullet straps around theirRead the Rest…

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