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1968: High Water Mark of Turbulent 1960s

(This essay was originally published as “1968 was the high water mark in a decade of discord,” by the Newport Daily News on June 12, 2018.) Fifty years ago Sen. Robert Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in downtown … Continue reading

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Part VII: Citizenship Through the Ages

This is the seventh essay in a series devoted to examining citizenship and the American citizen, the rights, duties, and norms of which have become ever more contentious since the divisive Sixties. They have become especially relevant in recent years … Continue reading

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Part VI: Citizenship and the New American Citizen in the Divisive Sixties

This is the sixth essay in a series devoted to examining citizenship and the American citizen, the rights, duties, and norms of which have become ever more contentious since the divisive Sixties. They have become especially relevant in recent years … Continue reading

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