Tribute to Glenn Beckert

Posted on April 13th, 2020
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Glenn Beckert

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Sheltering While the Bombs Fell During WWII

Posted on April 10th, 2020
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In the early stages of World War II, Winston Churchill declared that London was “the greatest target in the world.” His assessment was strikingly accurate. Adolf Hitler wanted to destroy the British morale, so his air fleet (the terrifying Luftwaffe) launched a sustained bombing offensive that ultimately killed or seriously injured more than 80,000 and destroyed […]

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Recalling the Wisdom of Anne Frank in Troubled Times

Posted on April 2nd, 2020
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“Everyone is scared…the end is nowhere in sight…one small act of carelessness and we are done for.” During these times of unsettling widespread lockdowns and tragic deaths due to COVID-19, the words of Anne Frank offer special meaning. Frank and seven others hid out in a 450 square foot “secret annex” in the heart of […]

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Tribute to Terrence McNally

Posted on March 30th, 2020
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Terrence McNally

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Reading List for Pandemics

Posted on March 27th, 2020
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Albert Camus, the Nobel winning author and philosopher, has been dead for sixty years. Yet sales of his 1947 novel, The Plague, are surging, especially in countries being ravaged by the Coronavirus. “Publishers are reporting booming sales for books whose fictional plots revolve around pandemics, including Albert Camus’s The Plague…” the New York Times reports. […]

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