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October 16, 1965: Mickey Mouse Fight Club

Never underestimate the impotency of a heckler — even when he, she, or it represents the majority. Such was unfortunately the case on the date in focus here, when almost 400 protesters turned out for Seattle’s first major local demonstration … Continue reading

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April 24, 1969: Protesters and Beekeepers

The very concept of “counter-protesters” at a protest demonstration is already absurd enough. Imagine the emphatic absurdity, then, of a full-fledged melee between left-wing and right-wing student protesters on a college campus — and then throw an onslaught of angry … Continue reading

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April 12, 1967: “I’m Marching Down The Ave . . .”

Seattle’s University District has long been known as a locus for student-led protests, both for various causes and against various grievances. Some of these protest events have been large enough to at least temporarily shut down University Way Northeast — … Continue reading

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