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June 1, 1961: “Block the Ditch”

If you think I-5 is the ugliest thing in Seattle, you’re not alone. In fact, a small group of activists once opposed its construction here. Jeff Stevens tells the tale at RSR.
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May 4, 1969: Hit the Highway, Freeway

On this date in 1969, one of Seattle’s most successful citizen activist campaigns gathered crucial force in the Washington Park Arboretum. Jeff Stevens remembers avidly.
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