The “sizzling sixties” stands out as one of the most dramatic seachanging decades in the annals of American political and social history.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“The death penalty experiment has failed. It is virtually self-evident to me now that no combination of procedural rules or substantive regulations ever can save the death penalty from its inherent constitutional deficiencies.”
—Harry Blackmun, late associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court
“Much of the philosophy that guides the theatre we do here at Penumbra is pioneered by people like... Langston Hughes... I'm just here standing, on a hill that's made up of their thinking. And that's what allows me to see as far as I can see.”
—Lou Bellamy, Penumbra Theater director
“I have a feeling that when my ship comes in, I'll be at the airport.”
—Charles M. Schultz, Saint Paul native and cartoonist