Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Reminder - LSHG Seminar 15 March

Next LSHG seminar:
Monday 15th March, 5.30 p.m.
Institute of Historical Research (Senate House, London University)

John Charlton: DON’T YOU HEAR THE H BOMB’S THUNDER?
Youth & Politics on Tyneside in the late
1950s and early 1960s

'In many ways the 50s was a deadly decade. Yet, at its end there was a resurgence of militant political activity political activity especially among young people touching art, poetry and music. In a new book John Charlton has charted this movement's genesis in the north east of England through multiple interviews with its activists. It's a story of interest to any one who wants to understand the roots of heady days of the late sixties.'Don't you hear the H Bomb's thunder?', published by Merlin Press, at £14.95 will be available at the meeting at a special price.'

John is also involved with the North East Labour History Society

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