Stephen Gaskin

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Date of Interview

2010-05-13

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Gaskin, Stephen

Biographical Text

Stephen Gaskin (1935 - 2014) was an American counterculture Hippie Icon. He was an author of over a dozen books and a political activist. He went to prison in 1974 for marijuana possession and his voting rights were rescinded. Gaskin was a recipient for the first Right Livelihood Award in 1980 and an inductee in the Counterculture Hall of Fame in 2004.

Duration

02:18:44

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Authors;
Political activists--United States;
Hippies;
Gaskin, Stephen--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

Sexual Relations; Free Speech Movement; Baby boom generation; Women's Rights Movement; Sex; Drugs; Rock n' Roll; Vietnam Memorial; Healing;Free Speech Movement;  Kent State; Jackson State; Watergate; Government Corruption; Woodstock; Hippies; Yippies; Students for a Democratic Society; Weatherman; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; Malcolm X; Eugene McCarthy; George McGovern; Lyndon B. Johnson; Black Panthers.

Files

STEVE GASKIN.jpg

Citation

“ Stephen Gaskin,” Digital Collections, accessed October 31, 2020, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/934.

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