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Corine Hodges Thornton (1922-2022)

November 19, 2022
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Corine Hodges Thornton (1922-2022)

She lived in California most of her life but never lost the distinctive accent she learned as a daughter of the heartland. Legend has it that she was related to Jesse James, an early proponent of the redistribution of wealth, and that she knew the story of Mary Yellin Lease, the prairie populist who...
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The San Francisco Monument Repaired: Taps for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade

May 2, 2020
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The San Francisco Monument Repaired: Taps for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade

A decade after its inauguration on the San Francisco Embarcadero, the only government-supported monument to the Lincoln Brigade in the USA has been restored. The following article first appeared in Counterpunch on August 16, 2008, soon after the original dedication ceremonies.
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