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Dr. Jonah Raskin

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Date of Interview

2009-11-02

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Raskin, Jonah, 1942-

Biographical Text

Dr. Jonah Raskin is a scholar and author. Dr. Raskin gave up his teaching position at a university in order to participate in the 1970's radical counterculture movement as a freelance journalist. Raskin returned to academics in 1981 and taught media law, history of communications, film noir, and writing for newspapers, magazines, radio, and movies. He received his Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in American Literature from Columbia University. Raskin received his Ph.D. from the University of Manchester with a dissertation on the mythology of imperialism.

Duration

01:23:49

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Accessibility

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Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Authors;
Scholars;
Journalists;
College teachers;
Counterculture;
Raskin, Jonah, 1942--Interviews

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: McKiernan Interviews, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Keywords

Music; Motown; Rock and Roll; Folk Newport Folk Festival; Jazz; Vietnam War; Thelonious Monk; John Coltrane; Bob Dylan; Beatles; Soul on Ice; Feminine Mystique; Counterculture; Berlin wall; Vietnam Memorial.

Files

jonah-raskin.jpg

Citation

“Dr. Jonah Raskin,” Digital Collections, accessed December 7, 2021, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/927.