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Posted By: Art Thieme
10-May-03 - 10:15 PM
Thread Name: Breathtaking Speech - Kennedy on Frost
Subject: RE: Breathtaking Speech - Kennedy on Frost
sorry for not proofreading. I'm just too tired to do it.

Also, When John Kennedy was killed it was then that many of us who were young then lost our political and social innocense. It was the beginning of PHIL OCHS realization that the songs he was writing possibly couldn't change a damn thing----that when we thought that we had changed the world, we were just exhibiting our dense ignorance of the realities of this best of all possible mortal coils. Phil eventually committed suicide.

But listen to Phil Ochs' songs about John Kennedy---"Crucifixion", "That Was The President, That Was The Man" (two different versions). Several others too.

Mudcatters, please, don't be surprised when people here at this forum say glowing things about John Kennedy ! For those who were there then, it's quite fitting and logical.

Art Thieme