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Ramparts Magazine

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Ramparts Magazine was originally published in Menlo Park, California in 1962 as a Catholic literary magazine in. In 1965 it became more political when executive editor Warren Hinkle brought in a new staff. Contributors included Ken Kesey, Hunter Thompson, Cesar Chavez, Tom Hayden, Angela Davis, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Susan Sontag, Kurt Vonnegut, and John Lennon.

By the end of 1970, the number of subscribers reached 300,000. 

Besides taking an early stand against the Vietnam War, Ramparts published Che Guevara's diaries, with an introduction written by Fidel Castro. The book Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver appeared as a series of articles. Cleaver was a Ramparts editor who went on to become became the Black Panther Party's minister of information.

Ramparts ceased publication in 1975.


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