About the Author
Timothy Patrick McCarthy is Lecturer and Director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Educated at Harvard College and Columbia University, where he received his PhD in History, he is co-editor of The Radical Reader (New Press, 2003) and Prophets of Protest (New Press, 2006). McCarthy was an outspoken critic of the Iraq War, and a founding member of Barack Obama's National LGBT Leadership Council.
John McMillian has Ph.D. in American history from Columbia University, and his dissertation was honored by the American Journalism Historians Association. He is author of Tom Paine's Children: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media (Oxford, 2010) and Beatles Vs. Stones: The History of a Legendary Rivalry (forthcoming, Free Press). His scholarly essays have appeared in Radical History Review, Rethinking History, and the Journal for the Study of Radicalism, and he is co-editor of The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture.