FDL Book Salon Welcomes Dina Hampton, Little Red: Three Passionate Lives Through the Sixties and Beyond

By: Saturday May 18, 2013 1:59 pm

Dina Hampton does something unique in writing about the history, meaning and legacy of the 1960s in the United States. She gives us intimate portraits of three very different people whose lives were forged in the red hot political cauldron of that era: the Communist Party champion of Black Power, Angela Davis; the New Left firebrand, Tom Hurwitz; and the neo-conservative advocate of unbridled American power, Elliott Abrams. Her three subjects, fascinatingly, all attended at the same time the Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School, collectively known as Little Red.

 

FDL Movie Night: Happy New Year with Lucille Ball

By: Monday December 31, 2012 5:00 pm

I’m excited about New Year’s Eve! Tonight we’ll be discussing one of America’s most influential entertainers (and businesswoman!) Lucille Ball. And after that, I’m heading out for an early New Year’s Eve dinner with friends at my fave local restaurant where my buddy will be cooking (and his wife is one of the guests at our table!)

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