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  •  Remember Nixon? he couldn't stand even one (7+ / 0-)

    person with a sign outside the gates. As we found out later, it made him launch into an invective-laced rant ending with orders to have that person removed. It led me to believe that it was a very effective thing to so.

    To thine ownself be true

    by Agathena on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 06:15:58 AM PST

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      He went out and met with some protesters at the Lincoln Memorial.

      He was one weird guy.  

      Help me to be the best Wavy Gravy I can muster

      by BOHICA on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 06:19:01 AM PST

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    •  I was trying to remember (4+ / 0-)

      which documentary was about LBJ being inside the White House while the protesters were outside chanting "Hey hey LBJ..." and how he could hear it, etc.  

      allenjo and I were talking about the LBJ chants and protests last night.  I know the general info about the protests, but I don't know many specifics. That's an area I'd like to research and learn more about.  I lived through it, but was in kindergarten in '65, and obviously too young for the later protests too, but I was very aware of it and affected by it.  I want to dig into it.  I know there are a ton of books, writing and documentaries.  

      Just found this guy on YouTube

      How The Vietnam War Affected America

      I am very proud of the television series I made for PBS called Making Sense of the Sixties. I had the chance to spend a year examining my youth and how I became an active member of the 60s generation. If you are from that generation or a child of the 60s, I think you would find the entire series of value. To see my other work visit

      "Justice is a commodity"

      by joanneleon on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 06:48:46 AM PST

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