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George McGovern: “My Conscience is Clear”

I met Democratic presidential nominee Sen.¬†George McGovern in 1972, when I worked in his campaign in Montana. I didn’t know what to say. “Just keep telling the truth,” I blurted. And he did, that year, and in all the years … Continue reading

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Not that every business can be Starbucks…

What, you mean the guys making a fortune adding a little syrup, a dash of whipped cream to good ole’ coffee and selling it for four bucks? We’re willing to pay for it, so good for them. I can’t blame … Continue reading

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Letting go — and embracing the ’60s

It’s happening. I’m ready to embark on the last stage of life — no, not death — but the life of a person growing old. I’m ready to leave major organizing and hard work to younger folks. Going gray, which … Continue reading

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