The Story of T-Ruth

Under John Cooke’s guidance, the San Francisco Oracle was established by Michael Bowen in 1966 in order to promote counter-cultural messages and teachings about love and peace. ‘The Story of T-Ruth’ was published as a one-page article in issue 9 of the Oracle, right at the high point of the Summer of Love. According to R.W. Bruch, this…

Counterculture

Do you remember this iconic image from the 60s? The ‘Flower Power’ photograph by Bernie Boston, taken during the ‘March on The Pentagon’, October 21, 1967. There is a fascinating backstory – John Starr Cooke planted ‘seeds’ that bloomed into the counterculture and spurred the antiwar movement.  “The March on the Pentagon… is remembered as…