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

A WHILE AGO I 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 that year, and that much of it was memorable. 934 more words

Kyle Smith's Movie Review: Ted Kennedy Exposed, Finally 

The movie isn’t a hit piece, but the history it tells is infuriating.

Kyle Smith writes: Chappaquiddick must be counted one of the great untold stories in American political history: The average citizen may be vaguely aware of what happened but probably has little notion of just how contemptible was the behavior of Senator Ted Kennedy. 630 more words

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Bobby Kennedy on the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

And let’s dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world. 754 more words

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Bobby Kennedy For President four-part documentary coming to Netflix ahead of 50th anniversary of his assassination

Netflix is releasing a four-part documentary commemorating the 50th anniversary of Robert Kennedy’s 86-day run for President, which ended in his assassination in June 1968. 361 more words

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The Old World Now Gone

Life is full of changes. Sometimes you end up in Rochester, New York. That was the first job after graduate school – teaching English at prep school there – the wife’s home town. 3,151 more words

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Stevieslaw: New York City, 1968

My poem, NYC-1968 just appeared in issue 23 of Misfit Magazine.  Here is the poem:

New York City, 1968

I
When last we met
we sat on a stone bench… 477 more words

Gang Gang Dance

Women FAIL To Set Sexual Boundaries

The #MeToo movement has created an unprecedented confusion across America. On the one hand, those speaking up revealed systemic sexual predatorily behavior that none of us support. 1,163 more words

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