Tag Archives: Vietnam

Easy to be Hard

I found myself on the steps of Columbia University handing out flyers for presidential hopeful Eugene McCarthy. It was the late 1960’s. I was there for a high school journalism conference, a teenager in New York City for 4 days … Continue reading

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On the Dock of the (Chesapeake) Bay

“I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay Watchin’ the tide roll away, ooh I’m just sittin’ on the dock of the bay Wastin’ time “ Simple lyrics, beautiful melody, achingly memorable voice. Otis Redding. Some would say this was … Continue reading

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