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Billie

She had an enigmatic presence; a unique, restrained voice with distinctive phrasing; and wrote and sang the iconic protest song ‘Strange Fruit.’ That’s her: Billie Holiday, Lady Day. She died too young and is now a faint memory. Eleanora Fagan…

Trial of the Chicago 7

Fiery rhetoric. Conflicting politics. Angry activists. Heated demonstrations. Violent police clashes. Government subterfuge. Duplicitous judges. The anti-war uproar of the late ‘60s is so relevant today. One particular incident pulls all those volatile elements under one roof, into one courtroom:…