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Remember The Leaders We Once Had - And Become One

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“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.” 228 more words

Writing

Merv Griffin Show: U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy Interview: Civil Unrest, Vietnam War, in 1967


“Bobby Kennedy who wasn’t a Baby Boomer, more of a depression baby, doing a good job speaking for the Baby Boom generation. Not the whole generation, but certainly the New Left that came of age in the 1960s and early 1970s. 123 more words

Vietnam War

MacBird! - Barbara Garson (1967)


“MacBird! is a 1967 satire by Barbara Garson that superimposed the transferral of power following the Kennedy assassination onto the plot of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Thus… 192 more words

Vietnam War

Freedom Riders


Freedom Riders Bus Burned near Anniston, Alabama, 1961.
“Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States in 1961 and subsequent years in order to challenge the non-enforcement of the… 190 more words

Civil Rights Movement

Dream Things that Never Were

There are those who see things as they are and ask, why;  I dream things that never were and say, Why not?

–Robert Kennedy 17 more words

Photography

Bobby...Los Angeles, California June 6, 1968

 Today is 49 years since Bobby Kennedy left us, courtesy of an assassin’s bullet, and coincidently, the 73rd Anniversary of D-Day.

I happen to be a big RFK fan, even having his picture framed on my window sill. 322 more words

Family

RFK, Reagan & Our Political Environment

Robert F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan each died on this day. It’s also World Environment Day; I must admit, I hadn’t realized “WED” existed; I’m trying to understand how it’s different from Earth Day. 428 more words

Politics