Category Archives: 60s

Spiderman #1 Marvel Comics 1964

Spiderman #1 is a valuable comic. Even more valuable is the Marvel Tales introduction to the superhero. This comic book is worth several hundred thousand dollars in mint condition and I had bought Amazing Fantasy #15 in August 1962 at the little soda shop near my Nana’s house in Wollaston, Massachusetts and year later purchased […]

AX IN HAND by Peter Nolan Smith

My mother had spent her honeymoon on Bermuda. Every winter my parents had vacationed in the Caribbean and each July my father rented a Harwichport cottage for a week. My mother loved the ocean. On summer weekends they loaded his six children into the Ford Station wagon for a drive to the beach. Massachusetts had […]

SAY IT LOUD, I’M BAD AND I’M PROUD

Martin Luther King Jr. was a great orator. His speech I HAVE A DREAM is recognized as a masterpiece of the spoken word. I know parts of it by heart. Another voice for Civil Rights was the legendary James Brown. His songs united blacks and whites, but the Godfather of Soul sang about pride and […]

Martin Luther King Lives

There was a man of non-violence. He led his people to greater freedom. MLK showed others the righteousness of his beliefs. His words ring a true today and back then. We Have A Dream. To hear Martin Luther King’s Speech I HAVE A DREAM, please go to the following URL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs

Evil Personified

The FBI waged psychological warfare against Martin Luther King and his wife Coretta. Letter such as the one, which suggested he takes his life, were sent to the family. J. Edgar Hoover was an evil man and his legacy haunts the FBI to this day. No so Brother Martin. He was a Man of Peace.