The Class of ’68 in preparation for their 50th reunion this spring has set up an interactive blog to offer classmates the opportunity to exchange views, greetings, exhortations and whatever else new members of the old guard choose to do.
Here is a post on “Never Again” written by ’68 classmember W. Franklin Reed, an attorney in Pittsburgh.
From his post …
We may again be witnessing another unique moment in history when the “followers” become the leaders and the “leaders” become the followers. By failing to take seriously the protests of the “Never Again” movement reacting to the Parkland high school massacre (effective gun control) and women in the “Me Too” movement (sexual harassment and equal rights), the Trump administration and their allies are making the same mistake that the “establishment” figures of the 60’s did and, like them, may have some catching up to do. Indeed, they, and the National Rifle Association in particular, have been fatallymisconstruing what rights are actually protected by the Second Amendment (that was a pun, in case you missed it).
For those who were thinking about today’s marches, an addition for a perspective on voting eligibles by generation name: