Literary/Aesthetic Cliché-Probes

On America’s Bicentennial, July 4 ’76, I was standing on the top floor of one of the towers of New York City’s World Trade Center viewing the Tall Ships’ Armada sailing up the Hudson River. Over the loudspeaker broadcasting the ebullient ceremonies I heard the interviewer addressMarshall McLuhan with a question about his thoughts on the future of America as it entered its third centennial.

with a question about his thoughts on the future of America as it entered its third centennial.

With no hesitation McLuhan answered:

“In one word, apocalypse.”

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1982-9-17 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with Dr. Peter Beter and they prevent Nuclear War 1

1982-1-25 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with Dr. Peter Beter, discuss Church of the SubGenius Detail

1981-12-20 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with Dr. Peter Beter Detail

1980-1-4 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with Dr. Peter Beter Detail

1979-2-6 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with Dr. Peter Beter Detail

1972-7-19 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with Alexander Haig, discuss Richard Nixon Detail

1965-7-4 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with Dr. Peter Beter Detail

1965-2-19 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with Allen Dulles and James Jesus Angleton Detail

1964-1-3 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with J. Edgar Hoover Detail

1961-2-14 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with J. Edgar Hoover, discuss Castro and JM/Wave Detail

1960-12-1 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with William Taub (author of “Forces of Power” twenty years later) Detail

1954-9-29 Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Meets with J. Edgar Hoover Detail