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Telling Local People’s History: An Interview With Hartford Activist Steve Thornton | Andy Piascik

Steve Thornton (photo: NPR)

Steve Thornton has been an activist in Hartford since moving there in the 1970’s after graduating from the University of Connecticut. He worked for many years for the Hartford-based health care workers union, New England District 1199, and has been involved in many organizations and campaigns in the city over the last 40 years. He also has a keen interest ...

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Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalists Announced

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in fiction and nonfiction. “This year’s finalists show us people navigating their way through a complex range of differences, whether it be nationality, race, class, or gender,” said Sharon Rab, co-chair of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation. “Through these narratives, ...

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