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jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Feb.08.2014
I was born eight years too late.   I wasn't one of the kids that got to see that fateful Sunday when Ed Sullivan saved the best for last: He saved it for last: THE BEATLES!!!  Then we heard many people screaming and shouting. They sat through dancing bears, an unknown Davy Jones as the...
jay-feldman's picture
Dec.06.2011
(Originally posted on the Readers Forum at the Contra Costa (Calif.) Times online.) In fall 1964, as a second-year graduate student at UC Berkeley, I was part of the Free Speech Movement, a semesterlong struggle with administrators that was triggered by the regents' unilateral decision to...