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"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Songs of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding metaphors and journalism and art, for readers in 150 countries.
Nov. 22--I was a freshman at Oklahoma Christian...member of the Young Republicans...a Goldwater man. The President was murdered...we took down the political stuff and put up a photo of JFK, draped in black. I wonder if today's bitter, religious right conservatives (who rejoiced when the President failed to get the Olympics and preach from pulpits that liberals are Satanists) would have the class to show respect if the same tragedy happens again.... or would they rejoice with Fox "News"?
Photos by a fellow student who was in Dallas that day.