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By Jim Shipley
Shipley Speaks 

Where are the Jews this time?

 

August 28, 2020



Let’s go back in time. The 1960s. Hippies. The March on Washington. George Wallace. Viet Nam. The Edmond Pettis Bridge.

Remember?

Well, I guess that those of us of a “certain age” do. We remember the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. We remember that time. The last time that the racial divide and the struggle for equality and voting rights were in the headlines on a daily basis.

Those of us who were there and lived it saw many similarities to this past year. But, there is one significant difference this time:

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