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A Political Leader's Ambivalence About Success

Despite his association with the 1960s anti-war movements, SDS co-founder and current California State Legislator Tom Hayden says he was as unlikely to become a beatnik in the 50s as he was a hippie in the 60s. His new memoir, which reflects on his political activity over the decades, is called Reunion.

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Other segments from the episode on July 6, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 6, 1988: Interview with Tom Hayden; Review of three albums featuring Annie Fischer; Interview with Robert Fisher; Commentary on an urban legend about a dead cat.

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