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  •  Yup.... (3+ / 0-)

    I am a great admirer of Justice Brandeis as well.
    From someone who lived just down the street from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA.

    I think, therefore I am........................... Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose....AKA Engine Nighthawk - don't even ask!

    by Lilyvt on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 05:22:33 PM PST

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    •  Excellent university (0+ / 0-)

      founded, sadly, because Harvard had a "Jewish quota."

      Ironically, one of Brandeis U's most famous alumnae is Angela Y. Davis, political philosopher, former Black Panther, and twice a VP candidate on the Communist Party ticket. :-)

      Oh, I recently found that that there is also a Brandeis Avenue, here in Louisville. It's not prominent, which is why it took me so long to find it, but I'm glad his hometown continues to honor him this way.

      "I was not born for myself alone, but for my neighbor as well as myself."--Richard Overton, leader of the Levellers, a17th C. movement for democracy and equality during the English Civil War. for healthcare coverage in Kentucky

      by SouthernLeveller on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 08:09:15 AM PST

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