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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

This Week In '66


With Lynn Peril


Gene Roberts, “Atlanta Negroes Riot After Police Wound a Suspect: Tear Gas and Gunfire Curb Angry Crowd--Mayor is Topped from Auto,” New York Times, September 7, 1966, 1. 

Karen Grigsby Bates, “Stokely Carmichael, A Philosopher Behind The Black Power Movement,” Morning Edition, NPR, March 10, 2014. 

Shawn Levy. King of Comedy: The Life and Art of Jerry Lewis. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1996. 

Earl Wilson, “It Happened Last Night,” Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), September 2, 1966, 27. 

Clara Herron, “Teen Topics. Robin and His Hoods Win World Championship,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 5, 1966, 50. 

Mel Heimer, “My New York,” September 21, 1966, The Logan Daily News (Logan, Ohio), 10. 

Travis M. Andrews, “Jerry Lewis telethons raised billions for muscular dystrophy. Many cheered when he went off the air,” Washington Post, August 21, 2017.

Leslie Bennetts, “Jerry vs. the Kids,” Vanity Fair, September 1993

Jon Wiener, “The End of the Jerry Lewis Telethon--It’s About Time,” The Nation, September 2, 2011.