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Time Capsule: Barry Commoner Qualifies for Oregon Ballot

Time Capsule: Barry Commoner Qualifies for Oregon Ballot

Barry Commoner, a pioneer in the ecology movement and Citizens Party candidate for president, earned a spot on the Oregon ballot on this day in 1980 with a speech before an enthusiastic crowd of 1,100 cheering supporters in Portland’s Memorial Coliseum. The crowd, which included a visible contingent of Gray Panthers, the senior citizens advocacy [...]