Duane Peterson

Former Chief of Staff to Tom Hayden

Former Chief of Staff to Tom Hayden

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Tom Hayden died yesterday at the age of 76. He’s most remembered for his radical activism for civil rights and against the war in Vietnam. The FBI file on Hayden ran 22,000 pages.

Remembering liberal icon Tom Hayden

Tom Hayden died yesterday at the age of 76. He’s most remembered for his radical activism for civil rights and against the war in Vietnam. The FBI file on Hayden ran 22,000 pages.

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