Tag: Doug Deuchler

Hampton’s Death Was A Turning Point

Sunday, March 11, 2018 || By John Rice/Forest Park Review || OPINION || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A mural of Fred Hampton on Chicago’s West Side. | Flickr

This is part two of a series on the racial tensions at Proviso East during the 1960s as recalled by Doug Deuchler, an Oak Park resident who taught in District 209 and later became a librarian at Proviso West.  

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Eyewitness To 1960s Racial Fissure At Proviso East

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 || By John Rice/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Doug Deuchler. | Wednesday Journal file 

(Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part column)

I’m proud that the Forest Park Review has been in print for 100 years but there’s an era in the paper’s history that doesn’t make me proud.

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