Presidents’ Day Photo Essay
A photo essay for Presidents’ Day.
Many will behave as if nothing happened. But not all.
It seems as if half the people lost, but their work is not done.
Papistry hedges all bets since that Copernican thing. Others deny.
“One reason for the decline of that era that has never been widely reported was the advent of professional dealers. In a very few months, around the end of 1967, it went from disorganized crime to highly organized crime, and a lot of the free-lance dealers who were part of the community ended up dead. Suddenly things got ugly.”
Mixed-media pioneer Stewart Brand, 48, who in 1968 began publishing the Whole Earth Catalog
“We have left some Americans behind. They are the “have-nots” of America. Ugly economic facts feed their frustrations and their sense of hopelessness which makes them strike out. If you expect them to act as part of our society, you are kidding yourselves.”
United Auto Workers President, Walter P. Reuther, during the July 1967 race riots in Detroit that left 40 people dead, 2000 injured and 5000 homeless.
Perspective in the photo was a funny thing at the time, Summer 2015.