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Sammie and Dan rushed to D.C. Superior Court as soon as they heard that their son Simon had been arrested at Monday’s protests. Simon, a college junior, had survived being beaten and pepper-sprayed only the day before. But the young radical wasn’t rebelling against Mom and Dad. Dan, who sports a grizzled beard and ‘fro, was held in RFK Stadium for two days after a 1971 arrest at the Pentagon. And when a U.S. marshal suggested that Dan take Simon to the woodshed, Dan defended the kid. “I feel like Mother Jones,” sighed Sammie, looking for Simon among the dreadlocked, pierced-nose 20-nothings awaiting arraignment. “All my children are here. ‘Course, if some of them were my children, I’d clean ’em up a bit.” —Annys Shin