Tag Archives: Robert Kennedy

Talking politics

It is possible to see the roots of  my personal political evolution in my parents’ devotion to the Democratic Party, the labor movement and FDR, and that devotion as directly attributable to their status as poor, rural people during the Great Depression. However, this is an academic kind of truth and has only an intellectual […]

JFK in Limousine

My JFK story

Historians who have studied the student movements of the sixties have often considered the assassination of John F. Kennedy to be some sort of starting point, an event that disrupted public feelings of security and safety emanating from the fifties. I think there might be some truth in this, even though my own personal political […]