Two missing days: two blank pages here stained with sweat. The events of these days are well documented in the books of Folsom,
of Guist, and of Macfarlane. These were serious events and comical days - just as dramatic or funny as anything in Shakespeare.
But our journalist and his Beatrice, lost in the plays of their poet - and suffering from heat stroke it seems - are oblivious
to March reality around them.
Were Beatrice and Benedict aware that BOYS WERE DRESSING AS GIRLS - that young male
Peace Marchers were parading through conservative Nebraska in "frocks," as Anne Macfarlane put it? Yes, some men
wore dresses to taunt our own conservatives, the over-fifty group, the seniors - all who thought the dress, the hair of some
marchers too bizarre.
Certainly our journalist had knowledge of the important election; in his entry of June 13
he does speak of recording a candidate's forum. He must have known of the anger, the black flag of anarchism, the dissension,
distrust of leadership, the resignation of the entire board of directors...
Surely our journalist was aware of the alarming discovery that in this election CHILDREN WERE VOTING. Kids as young as four
years old! This news was broadcast all over camp and it enraged some seniors to a fever pitch of fury. Yet judging by these
journals, the only fever Beatrice and Benedict suffered was the feverish work to prepare "Twelfth Night" for production