The rise of Donald Trump as a political force suggests that Baby Boomers may lack the courage, commitment, and selflessness to continue America’s role as a global leader and force for good.
World War II
Jesse Kornbluth reviews Alan Furst’s “The Foreign Correspondent”.
Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ My maternal grandmother was waif thin, almost frail, which was…
English poet Anne Lawrence Bradshaw reflects on her grandfather’s World War II service and its impact on her father.
Lois Roma-Deeley shows how our parents can surprise us in this poem, which is a “war story” in every sense of the term.
Before laying down the “evil Hitler” gauntlet to stop the debates, let’s take a look at history.
Nodding heads and vague plans haven’t worked so far. It’s time for movie viewers to demand a change.
If you are looking for an example of how even the uncomfortable parts of history should be acknowledged, look no further.
His last message before being executed in July, 1943 was, “Let it be known that homosexuals are not cowards.”
Hayden Saunier shares a story of Christmas past, the power of compassion, and our capacity to heal.
Award-winning poet Cyrus Cassells explores the difficult intersections of faith, family, and sexuality.
If history and covert activity is something that inspires, this secret initiation is to die for – even if it won’t likely come to that.
Thomas Pluck believes that wars battle on until everyone touched by them is dead. And on and on they go.
For this survivor of the Nazi concentration camps, accepting an American into the family meant letting go of hurt and rage.
Von Thompson brings out the horrors and human costs of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
Laura Foley uses brevity and simplicity to make a powerful impact in this prose poem.