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Fri., Nov. 22, 2013, 5:16 p.m.

TGIF Wild Card — 11.22.13

I guess today will be the last big-time observance of JFK assassination in my lifetime. Mebbe they'll do something on the 100th year anniversary. But none of us who were so affected by the event will be around to put the meaning in context. Those of us who were young at the time enjoyed a brief respite of hope that was dubbed "Camelot." Which gave way to Vietnam, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, and campus and civil unrest. The music was good, however. I'm glad I witnessed it all in real time. Now for today's Wild Card ...

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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