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2014 Nov. 3

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A long and winding road the legacy of the back-to-the-land communes of the 1960's

Amherst (Mass.) - Explores the nearly forty year history of some of Western New England's best known communes: Montague Farm and Wendell Farms nearby in Massachusetts, and Packer Corners and Tree Frog Farms in neighboring southern Vermont.

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Dreher, Melanie Creagan

How drug policy can affect drug research

Jamaica - The keynote of the Special Collections and University Archives' Drug Policy Archive Symposium. Dreher describes her work in Jamaica studying the cultural use and medical effects of marijuana in Rastafarian communities as well as Dreher's difficulties conducting academic research on marijuana and marijuana usage.

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National Arts Policy Archives and Library

A panel during the Arts Policy on the Ground symposium discussing the launch of the National Arts Policy Archives and Library. Panel includes Maren Brown, Principal, Maren Brown Associates; Rob Cox, Head, Special Collections and University Archives; Patrice Walker Powell, Deputy Chair for Programs and Partnerships, NEA; Robert L. Lynch, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts; and Alex Aldrich, Ve... more

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