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Ideology: A Class Act…& then there’s the Pauls…

When I was six years old in the summer of ’48, I recall listening to the presidential election on the radio while my mother ironed.

Eileen Elizabeth McHugh was a 23-yr-old former World War-II, Rosie-the-Riveter (welder) in the Narragansett Shipyards, Rhode Island. We lived in a winterized near-beach cottage.

The post-war rise in the working and middle classes was still in its infancy, and this was before most people had TVs or telephones. I know we didn’t have one.

I asked her what they were talking about on the radio…Democrats and Republicans? more…