Peter Richardson

author, 'A Bomb in Every Issue'


Lecturer at San Francisco State University, chair of the California Studies Association and author of A Bomb in Every Issue: How the Short Unruly Life of Ramparts Magazine Changed America

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California may be about to adopt its own version of a “right-to-die” law.

California's Right to Die Law on the Horizon

California may be about to adopt its own version of a “right-to-die” law.

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