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1968, a year of hope, discovery, fear and loathing

A WHILE AGO┬áI saw a Facebook post in which people were asked about their memories of 50 years ago, of the year 1968. I was tempted to write something but I quickly realized that much, way too much, happened on … Continue reading

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Leaders and speeches: HHH, LBJ and the COWH

I HAD GREAT plans for this afternoon to do productive things. Instead, I’ve spent most of the afternoon listening to/watching old political speeches on YouTube. I started with Hubert Humphrey’s civil rights speech to the 1948 Democratic Convention and ended … Continue reading

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