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
“I know that in the first instance my great interest in the agricultural growth of the Northwest was purely selfish. If the farmer was not prosperous, we were poor, and I know what it is to be poor.”
—James J. Hill, railroad baron
“I do hope that in my blundering way through life I may in a small measure defend the dignity of common men and prove of some sustaining power to the suffering souls I meet... I have small faith in any man’s religion if he feels above those who are unfortunate.”
—L. C. Larry Ho Hodgson, Saint Paul mayor and poet
“We are more casual about qualifying the people we allow to act as advocates in the courtroom than we are about licensing electricians.”