You'll find snips of Rexroth in the film, "KPFA On the Air,"
which will be shown on PBS national "P.O.V." show Sept. 19th.
Incidentally, Rexroth and I are the two people to have read their
serialized autobiographies on KPFA air.
> >From: "Bureau of Public Secrets" <email@example.com>
> >Subject: Rexroth "Communalism" book online
> >Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2000 15:56:58 -0700
> >The complete text of Kenneth Rexroth's COMMUNALISM:
> >FROM ITS ORIGINS TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY is now
> >online at http://www.slip.net/~knabb/rexroth/communalism.htm.
> >With his unique combination of broad historical knowledge and wry,
> >down-to-earth commentary, Rexroth ranges from "primitive communism" through
> >the communalist tendencies of early Christianity, the radical millenarian
> >movements of the Middle Ages and Reformation (Anabaptists, Diggers, Brethren
> >of the Free Spirit) and the numerous attempts, successful or otherwise, to
> >set up utopian communities in nineteenth-century America (Brook Farm,
> >Oneida, Fourierists, Hutterites) to the revival of communalist ideas and
> >experiments in the 1960s counterculture.
> >* * *
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