Follow the link and you'll find a picture of the folks at the 1973 Debs Day dinner in Chicago. I'm in the very last row, fifth head from the left. I had just turned 19. I would join the fellows to the right of me to join the new Socialist Party based in Milwaukee. Many of the folks in this picture would continue on with Democratic Socialists of America and become in my opinion quite influential following a Fabian policy of working within the Democratic Party. Then State Senator Obama spoke at Saul Mendolson’s funeral.