Bruce started out early as a newspaperman!
He was able to MAKE news while gathering the news.
The following PDF was made by scanning the entire original article — kindly supplied by Bruce’s sister Becky:
Roberts enrolled at the University of Utah as a Journalism Major.
Read both sides of the information sheet as a PDF File:
In January 1967, Roberts started as a sports writer on the Daily Utah Chronicle, the official campus newspaper, under progressively radical editor Paul Taylor.
Roberts was Rock Editor at the Daily Utah Chronicle as live concerts by internationally-known artists became part of a new Alternative Movement:
Three years later, Roberts was covering the front lines of a cultural revolution — ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE :
The following PDFs were scanned from Central City News Number One June 18, 1969.
The entire issue has been separated into four parts for easier downloading:
central_city_news1969a (Equal Opportunity was a real concern, and still is!)
central_city_news1969b (David Laflamme, plus Santana’s first concert in Salt Lake.)
central_city_news1969c (Black Power and Eldridge Cleaver’s Soul On Ice.)
central_city_news1969d (Editorials & MORE!)
If you have the time and bandwidth, here’s the whole issue: central_city_news1969
Bruce Roberts also printed another underground newspaper called The Street :
Recovered Alternative Publication (PDF) : The Street Paper 1970-1972
Scans of the actual newspapers from the Rare Books Division, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah. *Additional materials courtesy of Bruce Roberts papers Accn 2598 Special Collections and Archives, University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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