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My two daughters interview me for StoryCorps (January 23, 2021)

J. Schiele and K. Downey talk with their father, Skip Schiel, about what led him to move to Boston in the 1960s, his activism during the Vietnam War, his interest in cooperative living, and his work as a photographer and filmmaker. —StoryCorps This is one of about 7 interviews, partly organized chronologically, only one on […]

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Speaking Out, Taking Action: Some Friends (Quakers) Address the Conflicts in the Holy Land

Visiting an aide to Senator Ted Kennedy in Boston, February 2009 This is a departure from my ongoing series of dispatches from the Land of Troubles. I’ll return to that theme later. Co-editor of The Freedom & Justice Crier—member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge—founder and member of the Israel-Palestine Working Group at Friends Meeting at […]

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