“Anatomy of the Great Banana-Smoking Hoax of 1967”

NYTimes.com The Local East Village

By Brooke Kroeger and Cary Abrams

February 18, 2012

As it appeared on the now defunct NYTimes.com blog, the  Local East Village.  The piece can also be viewed with Scrib’d inserts from historic documents at EastVillageOther.org, a site created by The Local to celebrate the counterculture publication.

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National History Day contestants, please read this first. Video of talks in my Reports from the Road.

Coming March 10:Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage, Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, Brooke Kroeger, eds.

2020 Dates—Jan 30:  Iona College. February 4: Sagamore Hill. February 26: La Maison Française  of NYU. March 10: Pub Date. March 19: Securities and Exchange Commission – NYC March 27: Ephemera Society of America. March 30: Sigenthaler Chair; Middle Tennessee State University. April 4: Avon Free Public Library, Avon CT May 5: Simons Foundation June 4-6:Métiers et professions des médias (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles),”  Université de Lausanne.