The Boy in the Bubble

Embarassingly, I forgot to post before the actual show, but PBS affiliates may be repeating the latest American Experience program this week. The show is on The Boy in the Bubble and I wrote the content for the accompanying website. I will write more later, but suffice it to say for the moment that I…

Dawes

This is a bit tangential to anything, but it’s almost Patriot’s Day when we remember Paul Revere and once again forget William Dawes, the other guy who went to warn Sam Adams in Concord of the Redcoats. I just heard this amazing story by Don Was about a song composed by Charles Dawes, a descendent…