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William Michael Goldsmith of Vineyard Haven, author, presidential scholar, political activist, and retired professor, died Tuesday, March 23, of complications from a stroke at Long Hill in Edgartown. Goldsmith, 90, known as Bill, had a long and varied career that included work in the labor movement in the 1940s and '50s, civil rights activism in the '60s, and 24 years of teaching at Brandeis University. His life was marked throughout by a blend of scholarship and public service. William M… read more


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  • Avatar for kissesneverdie
    @Mack: I hope you're joking.
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    seen him cry on that foo fighters documentary "i had to rebuild my soul" lol i'd shut up and take the money
  • Avatar for phxcoyotes
    Former Foo's drummer William Goldsmith isn't dead, though.
  • Avatar for MackTheKnifeAU2
    I thought it was pretty dickish what Dave did to this guy, but I'm glad he found a calling in presidential scholarship and politics. I didn't realise he was dead though :(
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    Facebook's 1st ever fan page for their hit single wheels link:
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    One of the greatest =)
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