Slouching Toward Bethlehem - Part 1, Life Styles in the Golden Land: Where the Kissing Never Stops Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Life Styles in the Golden Land: Where the Kissing Never Stops Summary and Analysis

Joan Baez stood before the Monterrey County Board of Supervisors in order to fight for her right to continue running her Institute for the Study of Non-Violence. The neighbors believed that Baez's school brought down property values because of its nature and because of Baez's controversial politics. Baez was a lady in every definition of the word throughout the hearing, suggesting that she had just as much to lose if the property values fell as her neighbors. Baez made this point at the hearing, saying her piece quietly and with respect, despite the anger that must surely have boiled beneath the surface. The vote took several days to be reached, but ended in Baez's favor by a three to...

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