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April 29, 2016

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DrBOP

Off-Topic Kid offers a just in case you missed it :

http://dangerousminds.net/comments/watch_devos_first_ever_live_performance_at_kent_state_university_1973?utm_source=Dangerous+Minds+newsletter&utm_campaign=9cc4cf3518-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ecada8d328-9cc4cf3518-65860657

DrBOP

Such a powerful film.
LOTS of folks went down in flames much too early. Survival often times meant meeting that person/event/job that "kicked" you out of the lifestyle. Unfortunately that didn't happen for everyone; horrible to say that so much in life comes down to that ephemeral thing we call luck.
I was on the road much of the late 60s, and I can say that there were many enclaves of folks like these throughout Amerika....Philly, Cleveland, Chicago, Denver, LA and of course SanFrancisco. We were all experiencing the results of the major post-WWII re-designing of society, and the guidebook on how to think/behave/cope as a younger person hadn't been written yet. I think we're on the 34th edition, and we still can't seem to get it right.....still tryin' though, and that's something.

URLBrenner

Thank you for posting, I watched the entire thing. That is one powerful piece of filmmaking. It brought together so many aspects of simple human existence and survival. Some things have changed, some have stayed the same. And you gotta love the character of those Jewish seniors. They don't make them like that anymore! I saw alot of that in my own family. Amazing people!

...Jack Gilford! God bless'im!!

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