Points of Departure

Posted on 01. Nov, 2002 by in Uncategorized

Framing Sacco and Vanzetti by Sara Hirschhorn One fall day in 1971, Neil Thomas Proto had an epiphany. It wasn?t about God, or Vietnam, or flower power, or love. For the George Washington University law student, studying the execution of two Italian-American shopkeepers for robbery and murder in a Boston prison on August 23, 1927, […]

Grumpy Old Men

Posted on 09. Feb, 2001 by in Uncategorized

At first glance, the 85-year-old members of the Class of 1937 don’t look like rabble-rousers. Twenty-five years after their graduation, 88 percent were happily married, 85 percent were regular churchgoers, and 71 percent were registered Republicans; they believed in fighting for their country, owning two cars, and the fact that they would be bald in […]

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