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Melchiorre Gerbino the director of Mondo Beat magazine
Melchiorre Gerbino
- the director of 'Mondo Beat' magazine -
- the historic leader of the Contestation -


Mondo Beat
The documented history of the Mondo Beat Movement and the birth and spread of the
Contestation


Melchiorre Gerbino holds the copyright to the pages of the 7 issues of "Mondo Beat", as the exclusive owner of the magazine. As for the photos published in this edition, they come from the "AGI" and "Franco Sapi" agencies, which gave him permission to manage them at his discretion. He authorizes reproduction from this material without charge, but strictly on request: melchiorre.gerbino (at) yahoo.com
Concerning the articles of newspapers and magazines, reproduced in this edition, only the titles and some extracts have been translated into English, that is to say a summary. Those who know Italian and want to read these articles in their entirety can find them reproduced in the corresponding chapters of the history of Mondo Beat in the Italian version.


00
- Introduction to the history of the Mondo Beat Movement.


01
- The Founders of Mondo Beat – The Foundation of Mondo Beat.


02
- The Mondo Beat Movement becomes reality.
- Vittorio Di Russo subjected to a mandatory expulsion order.
- Flood in Florence. The youths of the Mondo Beat Movement flock to Florence to rescue a heritage of universal value.
- The print of the first issue of the magazine "Mondo Beat".
- On the death of Giuseppe Pinelli.


03
- "Mondo Beat Numero Unico" (Issue 1) - November 15, 1966 - Edition: 860 copies.


04
- Vittorio Di Russo arrested, mistreated and imprisoned.
- Rally of Handcuffs (Manifestazione delle Manette).
- Death of Gennaro De Miranda.
- The merger Mondo Beat-Onda Verde-Provos Sacco e Vanzetti.
- Rally of Flowers (Manifestazione dei Fiori).
- The print of the second issue of Mondo Beat magazine.
- The European Conference of Young Anarchists.
- Hundreds of boys and girls from all walks of life and from all over Italy join the Mondo Beat Movement.


05
- "Mondo Beat/Onda Verde Numero Unico" (Issue 2) - December 30, 1966 - Edition: 5,200 copies.


06
- Umberto Tiboni locates a suitable place as a venue for Mondo Beat.
- Melchiorre Gerbino officially takes over the management of Mondo Beat magazine.
- Vittorio Di Russo leaves the Mondo Beat Movement.


07
- Mondo Beat N. 1 (Issue 3) - March 1, 1967 - Edition: 4,000 copies - The birth of the Contestation.


08
- The Establishment hinders the distribution of Mondo Beat magazine and the Mondo Beat Movement faces the Establishment: it is the baptism of fire of the Contestation.


09
- "Mondo Beat N. 2" (Issue 4) - March 15, 1967 - Edition: 7,000 copies.


10
- Mondo Beat files a complaint with the Milan court against the Police headquarters, which suspends mandatory expulsion orders and authorizes a Mondo Beat rally.
- Dante Palla locates suitable land to create a campsite.


11
- "Mondo Beat N. 3" (Issue 5) - April 30, 1967 - Edition: 8,000 copies.

12
- The tent city of Mondo Beat arises, Barbonia City, and triggers a sexual revolution.
- The Establishment media and those of the Mondo Beat Movement attack each other with no holds barred.

13
- "Mondo Beat N. 4" (Issue 6) - May 31, 1967 - Edition: 12,000 copies.


14
- The destruction of Mondo Beat, the triumph of the Contestation.


Those who gave birth to the Contestation    Those who gave birth to the Contestation
Those who made the history of the Mondo Beat Movement


Appendix to the history of the Mondo Beat Movement.
- "Mondo Beat N. 5" (Issue 7) - July 31, 1967 - Edition: the number of copies is unknown.

The clash between Mondo Beat and Wikipedia
- Melchiorre_Gerbino_Mondo_Beat - Jimmy_Wales_Wikipedia. The clash between Mondo Beat and Wikipedia.

On the interference of the Vatican in the history of Mondo Beat
- On the interference of the Vatican in the history of Mondo Beat, following the thread of Gianni De Martino's personal story.

On the interference of the Zionists in the course of the Contestation.
Allen Ginsberg in league with Fernanda Pivano - Giangiacomo Feltrinelli and Herbert Marcuse - Daniel Cohn-Bendit.




VariousWritings and Paintings by Melchiorre Gerbino