?Gobierno Hipocrita y Asesino! Mueren Los Hombres, No Las Ideas [Hypocritical and murderous government! Men die, not their ideas]
c. 1968
11.5 in HIGH x 17 in WIDE
(29.21 cm HIGH x 43.18 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Verso has: "To Al - / From the red monks. / 3/8/74".

Top of the poster has a drawing of the front of a tank or armored vehicle in front of a background of wavy lines that resemble wood grain. On the vehicle is the capital letter "E" with a circle around it and a line through it. Bottom edge of poster has the text: "ヘGobierno Hipocrita y Asesino! / Mueren Los Hombres, No Las Ideas." In 1968 Mexico experienced two major social events - the summer Olympics (during which medalist athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos famously raised their black fist salutes) and the lesser-known Tlatelolco massacre October 2, ten days before the Olympic opening ceremonies. Estimates for the number of number of student activists and sympathizers killed ranges wildly, from 30 to 1,000, but what is indisputable was that the security forces under president Gustavo D�az Ordaz used snipers to eliminate activists and that the government persistently covered up the extent of the event. [LMC]
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