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Trenton 1968: The Edges of Memory

Tuesday night was URB202’s fourth annual student screening at Artworks, Trenton’s gallery and art-making space. This year’s screening brings a look back to the 1960s, to the culture and life of the city then, and to the so-called “riots” of 1968 that, I would argue, have come to be a mental and emotional watershed in the telling of the story of the city. Whether the historical record supports this claim, is a question we’ve been examining all semester in class using interview and the archival record. As always, I’m grateful to everyone who turned out from Trenton and Princeton—and the folks who claim both as their own. It’s wonderful, exciting and a little nerve-wracking to have our film su

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