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Remembering George McGovern

November 10, 2012
Remembering George McGovern

James J., 60, is a doctor who lives in Connecticut. The audio interview will tell how James met George McGovern as he campaigned for the 1972 Democratic presidential nomination in Massachusetts. Click the red link below left to listen to the interview. Forty years ago, the Democratic Party could not have been in worse disarray. They had succumbed to the new Republican “Southern Strategy” and were left with a small, ultra-liberal core. But George McGovern bravely galloped into battle against Richard Nixon and was soundly thumped. People may not...

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And The Word Was Made Hip

May 16, 2012
And The Word Was Made Hip

There was an explosion of language when I was a girl, something my parents, grandparents and the cop on the corner highly disapproved of. “You were such a nice girl,” my worried mother would say when I was 20, “Now I can’t understand a word you’re saying.” “Ma,” I’d say coolly, Don’t flip your wig, ok? In my mother’s...

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Riding The Rails – September 1971

May 10, 2012
Riding The Rails – September 1971

Harry S. has been a tugboat pilot, a stockbroker, and a restaurant owner in Barcelona, Spain. He was born in 1951 in Norwalk, Connecticut, and raised there until he was 15 when he and his family moved to Chicago. He is very slowly writing a book about the experiences of his salad days. I went to a small New England...

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Was Sinatra The Walrus? Weird, Wacky, Diverse Music Of Boomer Youth

May 9, 2012
Was Sinatra The Walrus? Weird, Wacky, Diverse Music Of Boomer Youth

Jim O’M, born in 1947, is a retired DJ living in downtown Knoxville with his 4th wife and 4 dogs. I was listening to the radio not too long...

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Blab It To The Rabbit – St. Louis, circa 1966

May 4, 2012
Blab It To The Rabbit – St. Louis, circa 1966

Keith R. is a retired Budweiser facilities engineer who has lived in the St. Louis area his whole life. Sometimes when I can’t sleep – surprise at 60, eh?...

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St. James Place, Atlantic City, Late 1950s

April 25, 2012
St. James Place, Atlantic City, Late 1950s

Jim Comey has written the coming of age e-novel, Uncommon Glory  and a novella, Death Of The Poet King, Branden Press, Boston. (http://www.amazon.com/Uncommon-Glory-ebook/dp/B006MINMJA), For more on his fascinating career,...

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