My latest ketubah shows Washington Square Park, the oldest existing small park in Chicago. It was the most celebrated open air free-speech center in the country. It was also known as “Bughouse Square”, because of the nuttiness of some of the speakers. Young Studs Terkel hung out there, listening to soap-box orators, in the 20’s and 30’s. When he died, he requested that his ashes be scattered there.
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