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National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service

According to Quaker House of Fayetteville, North Carolina, one of the few listening sessions of the new congressional National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service will be held: Vinton, Iowa at  Wesley Methodist Church 516 2nd Avenue June 26, … Continue reading

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Volunteer Service Mission Story-Part 1

I’ve been writing parts of the Friends Volunteer Service Mission (VSM) story from journal entries. At one point I consolidated the various pieces into a separate document to tell the VSM story, which will appear as a series of posts … 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 – Beginning to plan next Moratorium Day

The last post from my journal from my Scattergood days was about the Peace Walk the School did as part of the Vietnam War Moratorium Days, October 15, 1969.  The plan was to have another Moratorium Day November 15. Journal, … Continue reading

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Robert Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Vietnam and Dissent

While reading Chris Matthew’s new book, Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, I read about a CBS news program “Town Meeting of the World” in 1967, where Senator Robert Kennedy and Gov. Ronald Reagan take student questions, most of which were … Continue reading

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