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Learning from history 2

 

September 30, 2020



Those of us who lived through the 1960s and 70s remember the Nixon era, those who did not should read about it.

I lived in Frankfurt, Germany at the time, and experienced the sad situation of young American soldiers being sent to Germany and then deployed to Vietnam. Those who survived told us later about those who did not.

At the time I participated in demonstrations with American friends who spoke out about the political situation in their homeland. They called out “Nixon Murder” after President Nixon had sent troops to American towns trying to stop the demonstrations and killing yo...



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