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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Thanksgiving, My Yarmulke, and Alice’s Restaurant

Rabbi Arthur Waskow (not in 1970!) wearing rainbow kippah.You can get anything you want:Thanksgiving and my yarmulke By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / November 28, 2010 Thursday, a little before noon, my phone rang. I knew at … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Thanksgiving, My Yarmulke, and Alice’s Restaurant

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Chicago 1968 : Riot Cops to Hold Reunion

Scenes from the police riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Photos from Chicago Tribune files.1968 Chicago riot cops to hold reunion ‘It’s just a get-together for guys who worked together 40 years ago,’ said Mark Donahue, president … finish reading Chicago 1968 : Riot Cops to Hold Reunion

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When I Covered My First Democratic Convention: Chicago 1968

Chicago cops brutally attack demonstrators (and journalists, and bystanders) outside Democratic Convention, 1968.‘It culminated in the crushing of Sen. Eugene McCarthy’s anti-Vietnam crusade inside the convention hall and the cracking of peacenik skulls by Mayor Richard Daley’s police in the … finish reading When I Covered My First Democratic Convention: Chicago 1968

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Tom Hayden : Chicago 1968 / Denver 2008

Veteran activist and former California state Sen. Tom Hayden. Photo by Chris Schneider © The Rocky Mountain News The New Left leader from four decades ago thinks Denver should be skeptical of federal authorities’ warnings about violent protest.By M.E. Sprengelmeyer … finish reading Tom Hayden : Chicago 1968 / Denver 2008

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