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When the Old Left Was Young: Student Radicals and America's First Mass ...
Limited preview - 1993
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Page xiii - TVA, and we saw a new world coming every third morning, and some of the old residents thought we had gone stark raving mad. I tell you true, when I think of the Library I think of the sound of a stump speaker on the lawn outside because so many times I looked up from what I was reading to try to hear what issue they were debating now. The place was full of speeches, meetings and leaflets. It was jumping with Issues.