thorne dreyer

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Introduction Thorne Webb Dreyer edits The Rag Blog, hosts Rag Radio, and is director of the New Journalism Project. An Austin writer, bookseller and activist, he is a vet of the Sixties New Left. He was active in SDS in Austin and nationally. Dreyer was founding “funnel” of The Rag in Austin, a member of the editorial collective of Liberation News Service in New York and a founding editor of Space City! in Houston. He was general manager of KPFT-FM, the Pacifica radio station in Houston, where he hosted a popular talk show, and has worked as an actor, a public relations executive, a political consultant, a publisher, a freelance writer and editor, a union booking agent, an event producer and as manager of a jazz club. Dreyer’s coverage of the 60s and the movement appeared in dozens of publications around the country and his writing has been cited or excerpted in numerous books about the era. His work is published widely on the internet.