Revolution?

You say you want a revolution Well, you know We all want to change the world You tell me that it’s evolution Well, you know We all want to change the world Lyrics by John Lennon How apropos since it is nearly Independence Day, since we are celebrating our own version of revolution. America is … More Revolution?

What Am I?

Labels are often wrong. Most people are much more than a single word or a phrase.  When you assume a person is a narrowly defined element, you are also assuming what you think they believe fits into a neat compartment.  Lots of things go wrong with assumptions.  People are strange and often complex creatures; they … More What Am I?

Tom Brokaw: The Fall of Richard Nixon

The subtitle is: A Reporter Remembers Watergate.   A subtitle to the subtitle might be: Who is Richard Nixon, a question Brokaw tries to answer. Retired news anchor Brokaw has written several books including The Greatest Generation, a huge bestseller. Brokaw returns with a subject quite familiar to him, Richard Nixon. Brokaw traces events of 1973 … More Tom Brokaw: The Fall of Richard Nixon

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Sidney Pollack. This film had everything going for it. International intrigue, attractive co-stars, rising director, jazzy score, great supporting cast. Following Watergate, there was distrust of government and spy agencies.  Adapted from a novel by James Grady, originally called Six Days of the Condor, some of the plots points are the … More Three Days of the Condor (1975)