Hyde Park - Kenwood Voices

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Template:TOCnestleft Hyde Park Kenwood Voices (Voices) was a newspaper in Chicago, IL (Cook County) between 1966 and 1973.[1]

By the mid 1960s Communist Party USA member David Canter was working as an insurance agent and publishing the small, politically-oriented Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices. Canter's partner and the paper's editor was Don Rose, a journalist prominent in the Communist Party USA front Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights, which was established to abolish the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

Unsurprisingly the paper also campaigned against the House Un-American Activities Committee.


As of January 1969 Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices personel were;

"Who Asked You" Election Advertisement

In April 1968, several people signed an Advertisement in the Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices as committee members of an as yet un-named organization led by Ruth Adams, Timuel Black, Rev. E. Spencer Parsons, Al Verri and Rabbi Jacob Weinstein asking the question, "What can you do to get a real choice for president in 1968?"[2]


In January 1969, the Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices, listed those who had helped produce its first 16 monthly issues as "writers, researchers, photographers, artists and clerical workers"[3].

External links



  1. Illinois Newspaper Project, Voices
  2. Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices, April 1968
  3. Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices, January 16 1970, page 4