“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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For National History Day contestantsUpcoming — January 30:  Iona College. February 4: Sagamore Hill. March 27: Ephemera Society of America. March 30: TBA April 4: Avon-on-Sea Public Library, Avon CT June 4-6: “Métiers et professions des médias (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles),”  Université de Lausanne. Link to past appearances.

Coming March 2020: Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage, Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, Brooke Kroeger, eds.