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NAT HENTOFF, JOURNALIST AND SOCIAL COMMENTATOR, DIES AT 91 (NY TIMES)

BY ROBERT D. MCFADDEN VIA NY TIMES

Nat Hentoff in 2009. Credit Marilynn K. Yee/The New York Times

Nat Hentoff, an author, journalist, jazz critic and civil libertarian who called himself a troublemaker and proved it with a shelf of books and a mountain of essays on free speech, wayward politics, elegant riffs and the sweet harmonies of the Constitution, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91.

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PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE 50’S ROCKERS OF ZURICH! (THE SELVEDGE YARD)

VIA THE SELVEDGE YARD

Karlheinz Weinberger’s photography is often described as, “What happens to white Switzerland when black music is played by a white man, and then radioed across the Atlantic to Europe.”

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