Liberation News Service (Freedom Center Periodical)
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of eight legal sized document boxes of the Liberation News Service publication from Aprl 1971 through June 1981.
- Majority of material found within 1971-04-07 - 1981-06-12
- Liberation News Service (New York, N.Y.). LNS (Organization)
Biographical / Historical
The Liberation News Service was founded in 1967 by Marshall Bloom and Raymond Mungo. Two or three times a week, printed packets were sent to hundreds of underground press subscribers, providing news and information on the radical, New Left, anti-war, and counter-culture movements. LNS staff writers and editors also promoted activism in social change,
including homosexual rights, third world liberation movements, and feminism. In covering racism, sexism and homophobia issues but also the prison reform movement, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, South African apartheid, and U.S. interventions in Latin America, LNS definitively contributed to spur new generations of activists.
The LNS was most active in the late-1960s and early-1970s and continued to send material to subscribers till it ended operations in 1981.
Source: Young, Allen. "Liberation News Service, A History." Encyclopedia of the American Left. Ed. Mari Jo Buhle, Paul Buhle, and Dan Georgakas. New York: Garland Publishing, 1990.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was placed near the Freedom Center periodicals. Donor and date of acquisition unknown.
- Liberation News Service
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