Day: December 12, 2005

Clean For Gene

Who knew that 60’s-era Presidential semi-hopeful Eugene McCarthy was a practicing poet? I had no idea. I didn’t know much about this maverick Senator from Minnesota, except that he apparently played the “Howard Dean role” in the 1968 Presidential election. He represented Americans who vigorously objected to the Vietnam War, … Read the rest

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The Mary Shelley Story

Mary Shelley was born Mary Godwin in London, England on August 30, 1797 to remarkable parents. Her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, a feminist when feminism was almost unheard of, wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Women in 1792. Her father, William Godwin, a well-known critic of the British government and … Read the rest

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