Gov. Jerry Brown, showing the effects of a long day, reads paperwork on board a flight from San Francisco to Sacramento in January 1975. Seated beside him is Tom Hayden, antiwar activist and freelance writer.
Gov. Jerry Brown, showing the effects of a long day, reads paperwork on board a flight from San Francisco to Sacramento in January 1975. Seated beside him is Tom Hayden, antiwar activist and freelance writer. Skip Shuman Sacramento Bee file
Gov. Jerry Brown, showing the effects of a long day, reads paperwork on board a flight from San Francisco to Sacramento in January 1975. Seated beside him is Tom Hayden, antiwar activist and freelance writer. Skip Shuman Sacramento Bee file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

Observations on California and its politics

Jerry Brown, Tom Hayden had an uneasy relationship

October 31, 2016 07:45 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.