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The Times They Are A-Changin’ Released, February 10, 1964

From the Peacebuttons.info This Week in History calendar: Feb. 10, 1964 – Bob Dylan’s ”The Times They Are A-Changin’” was released. The album’s title song captured the emerging, principally generational gap in American culture concerning war and racism.         Lyrics: Come gather ’round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around…

Massacre at Wounded Knee, 125 Years Ago Today

From This Week in History, the peace and justice history calendar of Peacebuttons.info: December 29, 1890. The U.S. Army killed approximately 300 Oglala Sioux at Wounded Knee, in the new state of South Dakota. The 7th Cavalry (Custer’s old command) fired their artillery amidst mostly unarmed women, children, and fleeing men. The Wounded Knee Massacre was…