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>Pagans in 66-67: Photos found online

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>The Riot at the 1023 Club

>The night in Anacostia in August 1966 has become legend among music historians and has been told by both Eddie Dean in the City Paper and Mark Opsasnick in his book “Capitol Rock”. On a hot night in August 1966, … Continue reading

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>The RIA Incident

> Usually I focus on Northern Virginia in this blog, but I found an incident worth writing about in NE DC. In 1973 the DC chapter of the Pagans had a club house at 3423 Eastern Ave. in Mt. Ranier, … Continue reading

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>The Moral Panic in Northern Virginia

>I’ve been doing a lot of reading about sixties motorcycle gangs in NOVA during the mid and late sixties. Reading the WaPo’s coverage from 1965-70 is reading a classic example of the media molding a moral panic out of youthful … Continue reading

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