Madison in the Sixties
The worst campus riot in a decade … a mayor finds the third time is not the charm … and blackballing Jews is bad news for the Madison Club. Madison, the second week of October, in the early 1960s.
Stuart Gordon, a 21-yo drama student from Chicago, had the artistic vision to modernize the children’s classic by turning capt hook into Chicago Mayor Daley, his pirates into cops, and the pixie dust into LSD, which he represented by nude coeds doing a modern dance of innocence under an acid rock light show. But James […]
An alder fights moderate income housing in his district … past and future cross through buildings that define their generations … open housing expands … the bus strike lingers … and the war comes home to the National Guard.
Labor peace comes to the east side … the shopping shape of things to come … the clothes come off, the show doesn’t go on … and a big week for hecklers.
Madison, the third week of September, 1969 — more setbacks for students, but finally a Madison cop of color.
The baby boomers make their presence felt in the Madison School System.