We select the family heritage we want. My father loved his maternal grandfather and hated his father. He was the result of a forced marriage between his mother Pirminia, Augusta, […]
My great grandfather George Schneider, one of the founders of the Republican Party, marched with like-minded friends on Sundays past Chicago’s churches singing drinking songs accompanied by a brass band. […]
Descendants of Germans who immigrated in 1848 still vote overwhelmingly liberal. Strong beliefs are handed off for generations, if they are nurtured. My heritage is solid Republican. My great-grandfather, George […]
When did you stop believing that government can be trusted?
KPFA put me to work writing the copy between programs. In my spare time I organized their tape library. That’s when I had my first run in with Elsa Knight […]