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Sat Feb 15, 2020, 10:15 AM

''Bernie made a campaign promise to bring back the stars, and that is exactly what he is doing''

The Brooklyn public library just digitized almost 1,000 newspapers from 55 NYC high schools, including...Bernie Sanders

March 1959:



It was the late 1950s, and Sanders was still a teenager, running to be class president at James Madison High School in Brooklyn, New York. His platform promised to raise scholarship money for kids in Korea orphaned during the recent war. “It was an unusual thing for a person so young to be involved in,” remembers Larry Sanders, Bernie’s older brother. When the votes were tallied, the future Senator from Vermont fell short and lost, but the outcome set a precedent he would love to repeat on the national stage. The winner adopted the Korean scholarship idea and made it happen.

https://time.com/3896500/bernie-sanders-vermont-campaign-radical/

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