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  Ralph Ginzburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ralph Ginzburg (October 28, 1929 – July 6, 2006) was an American author, editor, publisher and photo-journalist.
Ginzburg studied journalism at the City College of New York, was editor-in-chief of its downtown campus newspaper, and on graduation in 1949 became a copyboy and cub reporter at the New York Daily Compass.
Ginzburg passed away on 6 July 2006, at the age of 76, from multiple myeloma.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ralph_Ginzburg   (2006 words)

  
 KnoxNews: National
NEW YORK - Ralph Ginzburg, a magazine publisher who was at the center of two First Amendment battles in the 1960s, tangling with Barry Goldwater and serving eight months in federal prison for obscenity, died Thursday.
Ginzburg's Avant Garde, first published in 1968, was a literary and art magazine that boasted fans such as John Lennon and Pablo Picasso.
Ginzburg wrote that the 2,400 responses indicated the Arizona GOP senator, then seeking the presidency, was paranoid, had a cold relationship with his father, and played cruel practical jokes as a child.
www.knoxnews.com /kns/national/article/0,1406,KNS_350_4826444,00.html   (336 words)

  
 Corra’s Daily Planet » Ralph Ginzburg, Art Magzine Publisher Ahead of His Time But Behind the Eight Ball
Ralph Ginzburg, a taboo-busting editor and publisher who helped set off the sexual revolution in the 1960’s with Eros magazine and was imprisoned for sending it through the United States mail in a case decided by the Supreme Court, died yesterday in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.
Ginzburg studied to be an accountant until his professor at City College encouraged him to accept an editorial job on the school newspaper, The Daily Ticker.
Ginzburg is survived by a son, Shepherd, of Ventura, Calif.; two daughters, Bonnie Erbe Leckar of Falls Church, Va., and Lark Kuthta of Hewitt, N.J.; and three grandchildren.
dailyplanet.corragroup.com /index.php/archives/2006/07/ralph-ginzburg   (1271 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Obituaries | Obituary: Ralph Ginzburg
Ginzburg was supported by IF Stone, Sloan Wilson and Arthur Miller, who wrote that, in time, Eros would be suitable for a dentist's waiting-room.
Though nearly bankrupt, Ginzburg started Moneysworth, a financial advice journal, which, ironically, built a circulation of 2m-plus and netted him enough to be fairly sanguine when, in 1970, he had to settle with Goldwater.
Ginzburg was born in Brooklyn, the son of Russian immigrants - who hoped he would become an accountant - and graduated from New York City College in 1949.
www.guardian.co.uk /obituaries/story/0,,1825436,00.html   (501 words)

  
 firstamendmentcenter.org: news
Ginzburg, who launched a later career as a photographer in his native New York City, had battled multiple myeloma for the last three years, said his wife, Shoshanna, who collaborated with her husband on many projects.
Ginzburg, before the 1964 presidential election between Goldwater and Democrat Lyndon Johnson, wrote that the results showed Goldwater was paranoid, had a cold relationship with his father, and played cruel practical jokes as a child.
Ginzburg was survived by his wife of 49 years, and three children: Bonnie Erbe Leckar, Shepherd Raymond Ginzburg, and Lark Kuhta.
www.firstamendmentcenter.org /news.aspx?id=17124   (596 words)

  
 Obituaries in the news - Boston.com
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ralph Ginzburg, a magazine publisher who was at the center of two First Amendment battles in the 1960s, tangling with Barry Goldwater and serving eight months in federal prison for obscenity, died Thursday.
Ginzburg, who launched a later career as a photographer, died in a Bronx hospice after battling multiple myeloma for three years, said his wife of 49 years, Shoshanna, who collaborated with her husband on many projects.
Ginzburg's Avant Garde, first published in 1968, was a literary and art magazine that boasted fans like John Lennon and Pablo Picasso.
boston.com /news/nation/articles/2006/07/06/obituaries_in_the_news/?...   (849 words)

  
 Publisher Ralph Ginzburg is dead at age 76
Ralph Ginzburg, a magazine publisher and later photographer, who was at the center of two First Amendment battles in the 1960s, facing down the late Senator Barry Goldwater, doing time in federal prison for obscenity charges, died yesterday at the age of 76.
Ginzburg died in a Bronx hospice after battling multiple myeloma for three years, said his wife of 49 years, Shoshanna, who collaborated with her husband on many projects.
Ginzburg wrote that the 2,400 responses indicated the contentious republican senator, then seeking the presidency, “was paranoid, had a cold relationship with his father, and played cruel practical jokes as a child.”
people.monstersandcritics.com /article_1178828.php/...   (700 words)

  
 NPR : Ralph Ginzburg and the First Amendment
Weekend Edition Sunday, July 9, 2006 · Ralph Ginzburg, an editor and publisher who became an icon of free speech in the 1960s, died Thursday in New York of cancer.
Ginzburg rose to prominence in 1962 with the publication of Eros, a hardcover magazine of literate eroticism.
Ginzburg again was convicted and that case too went to the Supreme Court.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=5543671&ft=1&f=1020   (261 words)

  
 Ginzburg Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Challenging the traditionally accepted Lotka-Volterra model, which is based on predator-prey interactions, this new model emphasizes maternal effects, specifically the significance of a mother's interest in the success of her...
Ginzburg, "the preeminent Italian historian of his generation [who] helped create the genre of microhistory" ("New York Times"), ruminates on how perspective affects what we see and understand.
Ecstasies is the culmination of Ginzburg's longstanding fascination with popular myths that are shared across different cultures and eras.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Ginzburg   (846 words)

  
 Ginzburg v. United States (1965)
Petitioner Ginzburg and three corporations which he controlled were convicted of violating the federal obscenity statute, 18 U. § 1461, by mailing three publications: an expensive hard-cover magazine dealing with sex, a sexual newsletter, and a short book purporting to be a sexual autobiography.
Consequently, Ginzburg is, as I see it, having his conviction and sentence affirmed upon the basis of a statute amended by this Court for violation of which amended statute he was not charged in the courts below.
Ralph Ginzburg has been sentenced to five years in prison for sending through the mail copies of a magazine, [498] a pamphlet, and a book.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/cas/comm/free_speech/ginzburg.html   (10025 words)

  
 "Eros" and Ralph Ginzburg
Ginzburg and other members of the Eros team were hounded through the courts, all the way to the top.
In 1966, the Supreme Court upheld Ginzburg's conviction on obscenity charges, as well as his five-year prison term.
Unfortunately, for Ralph Ginzburg, he was the broom.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/censorship_books/19217   (263 words)

  
 Ralph Ginzburg, American provocateur (1929–2006) - News - The Phoenix
Ginzburg took his cue from the 1950s quarterly Aphrodite, which was published by arch pornographer Samuel Roth — famed for the groundbreaking 1957 Supreme Court decision Roth v.
Ever the showman (Ginzburg was as good at PR as he was at publishing), he applied with great fanfare for bulk-mailing permits from Blue Ball, Pennsylvania; Intercourse, Pennsylvania; and Middlesex, New Jersey (ultimately, he chose the last one).
While the publications were probably not obscene according to the law, Ginzburg was convicted because they were advertised as prurient and specifically aimed at readers’ erotic interests.
www.thephoenix.com /article_ektid17391.aspx   (913 words)

  
 TIME.com: My Favorite Pornographer -- Page 1
Nat Hentoff, free-speech champion, was paying tribute to Ralph Ginzburg, who had died July 6 at the age of 76.
Ginzburg had been declared a pornographer, had lost a Supreme Court obscenity decision and gone to jail — all for publishing a magazine I'd subscribed to when I was 17.
The Court inescapably concluded that Ginzburg had no scholarly, literary or scientific interests; he was strictly an entrepreneur in a disreputable business who took his chances on the borderline of the law and lost...
www.time.com /time/arts/article/0,8599,1214904-1,00.html   (751 words)

  
 SportsShooter.com: Educate Yourself / Photojournalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The book’s creator is veteran news photographer (and former publisher of incendiary magazines) Ralph Ginzburg, who assigned himself the daunting task of photographing a different news event in The Big Apple on 365 consecutive days.
Ralph Ginzburg did an amazing thing: He made a nice picture and covered the news in New York City EVERY day for a year without taking any days off.
Ginzburg shot in fl and white and did all the printing himself, lending a very personal touch to this book.
www.sportsshooter.com /education/book_profile.html?id=43   (227 words)

  
 Eros Unbound
Publisher Ralph Ginzburg's penitentiary mug shots, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1972.
"Ginzburg was clearly publishing pornography...The Court inescapably concluded that Ginzburg had no scholarly, literary or scientific interests; he was strictly an entrepreneur in a disreputable business who took his chances on the borderline of the law and lost...
"If it is right that Ralph Ginzburg go to jail, then in all justice the same court that sentenced him should proceed at once to close down ninety percent of the movies now playing and the newspapers that carry their advertising.
www.evesmag.com /ginzburg.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Ginzburg v. United States (1966) [42]
Ralph Ginzburg and several of his associates were charged with violating a federal obscenity statute for mailing circulars about how and where three different obscene publications could be obtained.
Ginzburg challenged his conviction as unconstitutional since the circulars themselves were not obscene.
The Court cautioned, however, that the distribution of materials containing sexuality in the context of art, literature, or science is not per se prohibited under the obscenity statute if it can be shown to advance human knowledge or understanding.
www.oyez.org /oyez/resource/case/1054/abstract   (199 words)

  
 village voice > news > Liberty Beat by Nat Hentoff
When Ginzburg died, at 76, on July 7 of this year, all the obituaries featured his eventual five-to-four loss at the Supreme Court in 1966.
Robert Kennedy's case against Eros and the two other Ginzburg publications, The Housewife's Handbook on Selective Promiscuity and the newsletter Liaison, was not based on their content—rather on how he had advertised them through the mails.
By emphasizing their "erotic" appeal, Ralph was charged with rousing the "prurient interests" of the ads' readers.
www.villagevoice.com /news/0630,hentoff,73940,6.html   (1096 words)

  
 He Shot New York
He took on the U.S. government in the Supreme Court case Ginzburg vs. United States after his magazine, Eros, was banned as obscene.
Ginzburg has published a book of photographs, "I Shot New York"-a chronicle of 365 days in the life of New York in 1995-that captures "a higher degree of truthfulness...than the daily newspaper reader sees in the daily pictures," says Ginzburg.
Ginzburg's wife Shoshana, a novelist, wrote the captions for the book, published by Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York.
directmag.com /mag/marketing_shot_new_york/index.html   (390 words)

  
 Jed Birmingham on Obscenity and the Post Office
Ralph Ginzburg edited Eros magazine which ran afoul of the government.
Recently, I returned to the issue of Ralph Ginzburg and Philadelphia in an attempt to get information on the little magazine scene in Pennsylvania in the mid-1960s.
Ralph Ginsburg was forced to halt production of the magazine as he conceived it.
realitystudio.org /bibliographic_bunker/obscenity_and_the_post_office   (1908 words)

  
 Ginzburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carlo Ginzburg, Italian historian, the son of Natalia Ginzburg-Levi and Leone Ginzburg
Natalia Ginzburg(Levi), Italian writer (Jewish father), the wife of Leone Ginzburg, and the mother of Carlo Ginzburg
Serge Gainsbourg, born Lucien Ginzburg (Russian Jewish father)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ginzburg   (124 words)

  
 Amazon.com: 100 Years of Lynchings: Books: Ralph Ginzburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Ginzburg's book makes the job easier by providing the instructor with primary documents with which to examine the phenomenon.
In particular, Ginzburg's collection is useful because it draws upon newspaper articles intended for a number of constituencies.
Ralph Ginzburg in this historic book show that African-Americans are justified in their fear of White America.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0933121180?v=glance   (2238 words)

  
 Media News
Ralph Ginzburg, who helped set off the sexual revolution in the 1960s with Eros magazine and was imprisoned in a case decided by the Supreme Court, has died at 76.
Ginzburg also published the magazines Fact and Avant Garde in the '60s, and worked as articles editor at Esquire.
Hollinger Inc. said yesterday that it was countersuing the newspaper publisher Hollinger International in Federal District Court in Chicago, contending there was fraud in the transfer of two newspapers to the publisher in the late 1990's.
www.mediabistro.com /news/newsfeed/newsfeed_update_070706_39716.asp   (245 words)

  
 Publisher Ralph Ginzburg Dies (phillyBurbs.com) | National
Ginzburg had worked as a reporter and editor before launching Eros in 1962.
The following year, he was convicted in Philadelphia of obscenity for using allegedly "salacious" promotional methods.
Besides his wife, Ginzburg is survived by three children.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/1-07062006-680224.html   (664 words)

  
 KENNETH AGUILLARD ATCHITY COLLECTION: FOLDER LISTING CONTINUED
DESCRIPTION: 4 TLSs from Ralph Ginzburg at "Moneysworth" to KJA, with 3 carbons and 1 TLS from KJA to Ginzburg, all regarding KJA's writing for the magazine.
DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs from Ralph Ginzburg at "Moneysworth" to KJA, with 1 copy TL from the lawyers of Circle Rubber Corp. involving a possible libel case, mainly regarding KJA's writing for the magazine.
This material was found in the Ralph Ginzburg folders, but a connection to Ginzburg is not known.
www.library.georgetown.edu /dept/speccoll/fl/f116}8.htm   (1202 words)

  
 Ralph Ginzburg Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Ralph Ginzburg Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
This book offers a powerful new perspective on a much photographed subject: New York City, Veteran news photographer Ralph Ginzburg assigned himself the daunting task of photographing a different news event in The Big Apple on 365 consecutive days.
Freedom on trial; the incredible ordeal of Ralph Ginzburg.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Ralph_Ginzburg   (183 words)

  
 Robert Fischer: Tutte le informazioni su Robert Fischer su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
In quanto uno dei più famosi giocatori di scacchi di tutti i tempi, la personalità si Fischer, così come quella del suo gioco, è stata soggetta a un considerevole interesse, che comprende anche il film Searching for Bobby Fischer.
Uno degli articoli più famosi che trattano della personalità di Fischer è un pezzo del 1962 scritto da Ralph Ginzburg per Harper's Magazine, "Ritratto di un genio come un giovane maestro di scacchi".
Ritratto di un genio come giovane maestro di scacchi (http://bobbyfischer.net/bobby04.html), intervista del 1962 di Ralph Ginzburg con Fischer
www.encyclopedia.it /r/ro/robert_fischer.html   (3163 words)

  
 FileRoom.org - Ralph Ginzburg, publisher, "Eros"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
Description of Artwork: Erotic art, unusual in that it wasn't "common smut", but rather poems, paintings, and the like.
Description of Incident: Ralph was tried under the usual anti-pornography laws, and found guilty.
Court specifically ruled that material had "no redeeming social value", despite its obvious artistic content.
www.thefileroom.org /html/373.html   (84 words)

  
 ITC Avant Garde Gothic - Fonts.com
Avant Garde Gothic was created in the late 1960s for a new magazine conceived by the forward-thinking publisher and editor Ralph Ginzburg.
What’s more, it could be moved as a unit around the cover, appearing anywhere the cover design dictated.
Ginzburg approved the design, and Lubalin turned his rough sketch over to lettering artist and type designer Tom Carnase, his partner at Lubalin Smith Carnase.
www.fonts.com /FindFonts/RecentReleases/2005/ITC+Avant+Garde+Gothic.htm   (495 words)

  
 Ralph Ginzburg, 76, Publisher in Obscenity Case, Dies - NewsCloud.com
Ralph Ginzburg, 76, Publisher in Obscenity Case, Dies - NewsCloud.com
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www.newscloud.com /read/68472   (304 words)

  
 Transition: Ralph Ginzburg, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson - Newsweek Periscope - MSNBC.com
Transition: Ralph Ginzburg, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson - Newsweek Periscope - MSNBC.com
Ginzburg's beautifully designed arts quarterly Eros lasted just four issues in 1962 and '63.
But his conviction for obscenity made him a First Amendment hero.
msnbc.msn.com /id/13773677/site/newsweek   (243 words)

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