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Former Congressmember and Antiwar Activist Ron Dellums Dies

HeadlineJul 31, 2018

And former California Congressmember and former Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums has died at the age of 82. Dellums was a legendary figure in Washington for leading the congressional opposition to the Vietnam War and against apartheid in South Africa. Dellums was on President Richard Nixon’s enemies list. He died Monday of cancer at his home in Washington, D.C. We’ll spend much of the hour bringing you Ron Dellums in his own words.

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