Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Chappaquiddick incident

“The Chappaquiddick incident was a single-vehicle car accident on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, on Friday, July 18, 1969, that was the result of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy‘s negligence and resulted in the death of his 28-year-old passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, who … Continue reading

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The Digger Papers

“… In a more recent manifestation, the Diggers reappeared in 20th-century San Francisco. Challenging modern industrialization, they referred to it as bureaucratic excess, or garbage. Norman Cohn makes note of the original Diggers in the appendix of his book, The Pursuit … Continue reading

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