Friday, May 18, 2012

Obituary for J. Quinn Brisben, 1934-2012

18 May 2012 

By: Eric S.  
Solidarity Webzine 

"Along with anti-war activist David McReynolds and others, Quinn survived the Schachtman-era SP to run as the party’s vice-presidential candidate in 1976 alongside Frank Zeidler, and standing as the SPUSA’s presidential candidate in 1992 with vice-presidential candidate Barbara Garson. Quinn also became a committed disabilities rights activist, and many of his later-life arrests featured the bewildering sight of police separating Quinn and his comrades from their wheelchairs and walkers...."

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