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Oaxaca, Tuesday, April 18 2006

Friends,

I started working at UMB in the summer of 1965, a few months before the first 1000 students began classes. My wife Freda, Marvin Antonoff, Claire Metz (a one-year visitor from The City College of New York) and I were the initial faculty in physics (there was no Physics Department then, only a so-called ‘Science Division’). So it began. After 32 years of struggle against the UMB hierarchy, but an undying romance with the students (it was the students, and many good faculty, that sustained me) I retired in Spring 1997, but taught Science for Humane Survival one more time in the Fall ’97 semester. Then, in Sept. ’99, I moved to bloody but beautiful Mexico, and unsquashed rebel and still in the struggle for a humane global society. Now, at 80, I’m still at it, as busy as always, maybe not accomplishing much but trying my damnedest.

You’re all invited to…[this entire letter, with a picture of Freda and one of me, is posted on my website at http://site.www.umb.edu/faculty/salzman_g/Freda/2006-04-18.htm].

With all best wishes, George