Not Forgotten UConn: When communist hysteria came to UConn

By GINO DE ANGELIS July 21, 2019 Spe­cial to the Chron­i­cle STORRS — Paul R. Zilsel faced a tumul­tuous spring of 1953. That March, he received a sub­poe­na to appear in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., before the Velde Com­mit­tee inves­ti­gat­ing sus­pect­ed com­mu­nists in Amer­i­can col­leges. He, along with three oth­er Uni­ver­si­ty of Con­necti­cut pro­fes­sors, were accused of being com­mu­nistCon­tin­ue read­ing “Not For­got­ten UConn: When com­mu­nist hys­te­ria came to UConn”

After 30 years, politics as ‘crazy’ as ever for Hartford Courant Capitol Bureau Chief Chris Keating

By Gino DeAn­ge­lis, UConn Jour­nal­ism Novem­ber 1, 2018 Chris Keat­ing has been report­ing on pol­i­tics in Con­necti­cut for near­ly 30 years. Since join­ing the Hart­ford Courant in 1990, Keat­ing has report­ed on every governor’s race since then. He even met Sovi­et Pre­mier Mikhail Gor­bachev dur­ing a head-of-state meet­ing with Pres­i­dent George H.W. Bush. “I’ve been [in Hart­ford] mostCon­tin­ue read­ing “After 30 years, pol­i­tics as ‘crazy’ as ever for Hart­ford Courant Capi­tol Bureau Chief Chris Keating”