Posts Tagged ‘Redwood High School’

[To kick off 2010, here is the first half of the long but (I hope) amusing story of my first rock concert and the meshugaas that preceded it.]           Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear – November 1965, about a month before my 16th birthday.            My attention had been focused on that great adolescent […]


Believe it or not, back in the fall of 1966 the U.S. government thought that my going to college could help America win the Cold War.  Earlier that year, my parents and I had attended a meeting where federal employees spoke enthusiastically about the National Defense Education Act (passed in 1958, in response to the […]