The Attic

“wholly to be a fool

while Spring is in the world

my blood approves

and kisses are a better fate

than wisdom

lady i swear by all flowers”

— e.e. cummings


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American train songs come and go. But do they come any more plaintive than Emmylou Harris’ “Tulsa Queen?”

 

THIS WEEK IN THE ATTIC

THE ATTIC WINDOW

In 1968, Abbie Hoffman was arrested for wearing an American flag as a shirt. Now there are hundreds of designs letting you wear the flag. History works in strange ways.


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AMERICAN ORIGINALS

NAVAJO CODE TALKERS, BURNING MAN,

RICHARD FEYNMAN, SNOOPY. . .

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arts & lit

KEROUAC, MILLAY, IS SEX NECESSARY?. . .

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WOMEN

REBECCA SOLNIT, MARGARET MEAD, DOLORES HUERTA. . .

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ON THE ROAD

Cadillac Ranch, Grand Coulee Dam,

PADUCAH, surf city. . .

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HISTORY

RFK, CODE TALKERS,

JEANETTE RANKIN, W.E.B. DUBOIS. . .

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