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Lars Jan & Early Morning Opera
Nov 07, 2018
For Joan Didion's "The White Album," Lars Jan and his Early Morning Opera collaborators immersed themselves in media from and relating to the tumultuous era covered in Didion's essay. Below, the company shares the list of sources they used to create their own "White Album" world. Links have been added for easy access to the materials and more information.
The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense Ten-Point Platform and Program, the party's founding document, 1966
The Black Panthers Speak, a collection of representative writings from party members edited by Philip S. Foner, 1970
Revolutionary Suicide, the memoir of founding Black Panther Huey Newton, 1973
Soul on Ice, an essay collection by writer and fellow Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver, 1968
Slouching Toward Bethlehem, Joan Didion's first collection of essays, 1968
The 10 Demands of the Third World Liberation Front , a supporting document of the coalition's 1968 strike at San Francisco State College
Black Student Union's Five Demands, a supporting document of the 1968 strike at San Francisco State College
Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers, written by Bobby Seale with photographs by Stephen Shames, 2016
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution, 2015, now streaming on Netflix
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, 2017, now streaming on Netflix
Artwork by Emory Douglas, the Black Panther Party’s Minister of Culture
Bay Area Television Archive’s collection of footage from the 1968 strike at San Francisco State College
Signals Through the Flames, a documentary about The Living Theater, 1983
You Must Remember This podcast, including coverage of the Manson murders and Hollywood connections to the Black Panther Party
The Doors' discography
The Beatles (a/k/a The White Album)