The Press: When Portland Went Crazy

Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind! Brightest in dungeons, Liberty, thou art;

For there thy habitation is the heart— The heart, which love of thee alone can bind.

So mused the great but indiscreet poet, Byron.

"We chose Liberty for a name because it is the first word in American consciousness. It was first made to mean something here in America. . . It had been a dream despaired of elsewhere. Here it was realized!"

So exclaimed the publishers of the Chicago Tribune and the Daily News (Manhattan). It was small wonder that the musings...

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