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America: The Vision And The Violence – 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the Link: Second Sunday – America: The Vision and The Violence – 1969 With the news beginning this morning, and the updated reports concerning the shootings at a movie theater in Aurora Colorado throughout the day, I’m reminded of how all-too-familiar this seems. How it has repeated over...

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Cities On The Edge – 1975

Click on the link:NPR – Options – Cities In Default -1975 With the latest reports of several towns in California filing for bankruptcy, and the growing problem of cities in default nationwide, I was reminded of the last time such a wave occurred. The 1970’s were a particularly harrowing period...

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Robert Kennedy Promotes Summer Jobs – July 1964.

On July 7, 1964, Attorney General Robert Kennedy addressed some 5,000 College students gathered in Washington for a Summer Jobs Seminar. He promoted the idea that, getting involved with the government and experiencing its inner workings in a hands-on environment was a great opportunity to serve, and that it could...