Ellen Rogovin Hart, '66 (BardCorps)

Interviewee

Ellen Rogovin Hart

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Significant Quote

"Well, I remember Bob Dylan coming up a couple of weekends and trying to hit on the young ladies here...also we had...Reverend Gary Davis...I remember going to a concert next to Doc Watson; he was blind and he said 'will you please hold my guitar for me?' And I was so thrilled."

Class Year

1966

Academic Program

Biology

Interviewer

Paul Margolis '76

Description

Ellen Rogovin Hart, '66, reflects on the political atmosphere at Bard and off-campus (including her father being declared a communist by the House Un-American Activities Committee) in the sixties. She also touches on the reasons she decided to attend Bard College and the folk music scene around Bard's campus.

Keywords

David Isay, Vietnam War, Cuban Missile Crisis, Kennedy Assassination, Anti-War Movement, Stanley Faulkner, Washington, Mark Lane, Justus Rosenberg, SDS, Optical Workers Union, Buffalo, Lower West Side, Syracuse, House Un-American Activities Committee, Anton Refregier, Cuba, Mexico, Appalachia, Zimbabwe, Spain, Civil Rights Movement, Freedom Summer, Folk Music, Bob Dylan, Ward Manor, Reverend Gary Davis, Doc Watson, Mark Lytle, Hampshire

Location

Bertelsmann Campus Center

Interview Date

5-28-2016

Interview Duration

11:53

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Ellen Rogovin Hart, '66 (BardCorps)

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