Category: storycorps

Happy birthday, Dr. King!

While I’m a huge fan of Dr. King, I’m not so much a fan of MLK Day, since increasingly it seems a day of empty rhetoric and false promises. A day in which politicians–never my favorite people–verbally vomit about “The Dream” and congratulate themselves, and us, on how far we’ve come blah blah blah, and…
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January 16, 2012 0

If you don’t already listen to StoryCorps (www.storycorps.org), this is a great opportunity to discover a small gem of Americana: Americans (husbands and wives, fathers and daughters, neighbors, widowers, killers and the parents of their victims),¬†asking each other questions about lives lived and lessons learned. That sounds unbearably pretentious: the pieces are anything but. This…
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August 29, 2011 0