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  • Maury Maverick Jr., civil rights attorney, dies

    Maury Maverick Jr., civil rights attorney, dies

    February 14, 2003

    SAN ANTONIO – On January 28, Maury Maverick Jr., a veteran civil rights attorney, legislator, and progressive journalist, died Jan. 28, of kidney failure at the age of 82. During the McCarthy Era, Maverick, whose great...

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  • We hate to see them go

    We hate to see them go

    February 14, 2003

    I recently unearthed a copy of a folk song – from 1959 – by the very memorable Malvina Reynolds. I had lost track of it, but Pete Seeger very kindly found it and sent me a...

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  • Rock the Vote awards honor activist artists

    Rock the Vote awards honor activist artists

    February 14, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    NEW YORK – British superstar Robbie Williams, revolutionary rap group Public Enemy and 2003 Grammy nominees Vanessa Carlton and The Flaming Lips will perform live Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m., when Rock the Vote and...

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  • Songs of Protest: The Vietnam Songbook

    Songs of Protest: The Vietnam Songbook

    February 14, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    NEW YORK – Joe’s Pub plays host on Saturday, March 1, to a unique event celebrating the protest-song tradition through performances of songs drawn from the definitive source, The Vietnam Songbook. The evening will feature performances...

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  • Remember the Columbia 7: keep the peace in space

    Remember the Columbia 7: keep the peace in space

    February 14, 2003

    It is a sign of the times that we are so focused on stopping George W. Bush’s rush to war in Iraq that most of us didn’t even know that seven astronauts were in space until...

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