Morning Cup of Links: The Idealism of the 1960s

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40 years after he witnessed the assassination of RFK, David Steiner regains his idealism by teaching a new generation. His story includes a great snapshot of what the 60s were like.
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Stephen Colbert addresses the 2008 graduates at Princeton University. He shows how you can sneak any word you want into a commencement address if you work at it.
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The letter at the bottom of the pond. It's enough to make you change your mind, even though it's too late.
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America's most dedicated dog groomer, Sandra Hartness, can make your poodle look like a peacock, camel, chicken, or dragon. The question is, why would you want to do that?
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The Ultimate Sacrifice for Music. The uncomfortable story of the castrato Farinelli.
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It's much easier to buy fresh local produce these days, since you can order online. Several services will find the nearest source, and some even deliver!
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The Haircut. After all, a customer is a customer, and the customer is always right.
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Scott Adams and Spasmodic Dysphonia. Find out what it is and what he's doing to help himself.

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June 5, 2008 - 10:40pm
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