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Bertolt Brecht’s most widely read poem in the 1960s was “A Worker Reads History.”  Though Brecht wrote it in German in 1898, and though a great many Sixties folk were not enthusiastic about the working classes, the poem struck a nerve with a generation eager to make history of their own. Decades later, one might ask how much or how little history did the self-styled revolutionaries actually make? More

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