Re: [sixties-l] vermont communes

From: monkerud (
Date: Wed Jan 24 2001 - 13:08:09 EST

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    I haven't been able to get any publisher or major distributor interested in
    the book.... but it's available two places...

    and directly from:

    A distributor in SF, AK Press is also handling it.

    The title is Free Land: Free Love: Tales of a Wilderness Commune, edited by
    Don Monkerud etc.

    best, Don

    >I agree with Don that the phony names in Laffins book spoiled the book for me
    >and made it very complicated. I lived in the Putney Red Clover commune, with
    >mainly Newsreel people, not SDS folks, although newsreel sometimes thought of
    >our selves as part of the media wing of SDS. We were very political and
    >started a movement called Free Vermont. We made a film called Free Vermont.
    >It is about 20 minutes and is about an event that happened on the land. I
    >know of no SNCC folks in Vermont Communes. Later some of us moved north to
    >the Burlington area and lived in a commune called Green Mountain Red. Did
    >lots of political work. I have a large collections of the newspapers,
    >photos, position papers, posters, leaflets, etc from that period.
    > Don is your book available from book stores? Do you know the ISBEN #?
    >I can't remember what the question was about Vermont communes. roz

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