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Salon: Timothy Denevi- Hunter S. Thompson in Chicago, 1968: ‘The Battle For The Democratic Party’s Soul’

Source: The New Democrat If 1967 was the summer of love, then 1968 was the summer of discontentment, revolution, upheaval, whatever other big words that you prefer to voice a national unhappiness with the country and how things were going. … Continue reading

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ABC Sports: Portrait of Willie Mays

  You can argue about who is the best all around center fielder of all-time. Willie Mays, from the San Francisco Giants, or Mickey Mantle from the New York Yankees. And there wouldn’t be anyone else that I would consider … Continue reading

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Hezakya Mixologist:: The Tenement- Life In Chicago’s Black Ghetto 1967

Source: Hezakya Mixologist-CBS News: 1967 Special Report- The Tenement: Life in Chicago’s Black Ghetto At risk of sounding political, but I’ll also be factual here, what you see in this film and community is the failures of public housing in America. … Continue reading

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TruthOut: Opinion: Laurie Jo Reynolds & Stephen F. Eisenson: “Tamms is Torture”: The Campaign to Close an Illinois SuperMax Prison

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeStateNow on WordPress, May, 2013 TruthOut: Opinion: Laurie Jo Reynolds & Stephen F. Eisenson: Tamms is Torture: The Campaign to Close an Illinois SuperMax Prison I’m not against solitary-confinement by itself because inmates … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: MLB 1984-GOW-Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox: Jack Morris No Hitter

  Source: The New Democrat Here’s one example of why Jack Morris should be in the MLB Hall of Fame. Because when he was on, he could be very dominant, because he threw hard and then throw in his devastating forkball … Continue reading

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