Thursday, March 17, 2011
I went to high school in Madison, Wisconsin. (MAD city) After the Dow Chemical sit in turned to horror in 68, my dad (who was a full professor at UW)put in for an overseas assignment in Brazil. We came back when the tear gas was way settled, in 1972. I left in 4th grade, came back in 9th.
The video Two Days in October has footage of the riot, and it made me cry. Imagine having to work in that environment? I'd be out there clubbing the cops right back. You can hear the thumps of the riot sticks in the footage.
I am proud of the Wisconsin spirit. They are fighting for all states.