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Scattergood Journal–May/June, 1970

Journal, May 26, 1970 I have been reading about civil disobedience lately. Many people set up all sorts of criteria to judge what is civil disobedience and what is not.  One of the most important ideas, to me, though, was … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal–May 17, 1970

Dear Senator Harold Hughes, First I would like to say I strongly support you and Amendment 609 to cut off funds for the war in Indochina. I know not the effect of writing this letter. It will provide you with … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal–Kent State Massacre

Journal May 5, 1970 Revolution? It seemed as though the activist anti-war movement was almost dead. The Vietnam Moratorium Committee closed its offices due to lack of funds and interest, contending that activities would continue on a grass-roots level. As … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal — April 19–30, 1970

(Note: I think it was Bob Berquist’s idea that those of us who were concerned about the Vietnam War visit with random people in West Branch to find out what they thought about the war.  I remember being very apprehensive … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal — April 13-14, 1970

April 13, 1970 I have looked forward to beginning a new volume of a journal. I have just finished an experiment with the first notebook, which was initiated at the beginning of this, my Senior year, at Scattergood School. I … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal–March 1970

Journal, March 18, 1970 Finished first of two dress rehearsals tonight for “The Dybbuk” by S. Anski. That may be one reason I haven’t written more lately. It’s been very hard work. I had many lines to learn and a … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal — February 1970

February 1, 1970 I finished reading Dag Hammarskjold, a Spiritual Portrait by Sven Stolpe. The book increased my interest in and admiration of the man who I can identify with in part. Not in his apparently vast intellectual capacities and … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal – Senior Trip – New York City

Journal, January 28, 1970 (continued) Then we began the trip to New York City. We arrived at about 5:30 and it was dark. At 8:00 pm we went to the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center (65th floor). We had a … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal – Senior Trip -Washington, DC

(note:  photos were taken in later years during trips to FCNL Annual Meetings and meetings of the American Thoracic Society) Journal, January 25, 1970 Saturday, January 24, we left Scattergood, about 3:30 pm.  We arrived in Washington, DC, at about … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal–Returning My Draft Card

Even though I was convinced that I should not cooperate with the Selective Service System, at the time of my 18th birthday, November 21, 1969, I reluctantly registered for the draft as required by law.  I hadn’t yet come to the … Continue reading

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