1968: Personal Account of a Turbulent & Terrifying Yr.
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In May, 1968, Brian Flora graduated from a liberal arts college in Boston. By September, he was a draftee on his way to Vietnam. There were anti-war protests everywhere, race riots and then the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. In society, there was free love, drugs, flower power, women’s lib, and Haight Ashbury. Flora is a retired career diplomat, frequent speaker at the Nineteenth Century, and member.