Tuesday, November 24, 2015

22 NOV 63

The day JFK was assasinated, I was living in a rooming-house on the Charles Circle end of Boston's Beacon Hill.  As I descended from my 3rd-floor room, I heard the loud radio of Reggie, (a waiter who lived on the 2nd-floor), thru his closed door, reporting what had just happened in Dallas TX, thinking: “Now the squabble begins...” assuming Washington D.C. politics was then what it is now, but it proved constitutional: the Vice President took the oath of office; under him (LBJ) the Great Society eventually began...& by 1968, I was working for it as a public information assistant in the Cambridge MA Model Cities program.

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