Catching up with AmEx

Looking at my blog, I noticed there were a few things I did last year or earlier this year that I did not mention or link to. Two of them are websites for American Experience films: Oswald’s Ghost and Whitman. Oswald’s Ghost is about the impact of the Kennedy assassination on the nation’s psyche, the…

Letter editing

Further adventures in my life as a letter writing crank: This is from the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, May 25, 2008, in response to a short piece by Charles Pierce. I’m not sure what Rosie Crocker’s problem with it was, but I thought it was a good bit of historical reflection. In fact, this is…