Monthly Archives: January 2013

Saying Goodbye to “Sarah”

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Reporters used to laugh when beauty contestants said they wanted to someday be television “news-anchors.” Note that they did not say “reporters.” They wanted the lights! They wanted the camera! They wanted the action and attention that comes with “anchoring!” … Continue reading

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Lifters and Leaners

This morning Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is still on my mind. It feels as if hate has a death grip on our country—just as it did fifty years ago. Below is a speech given by Dan Rather at the Capitol … Continue reading

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He’s Still Dead

SFGate/ReaderSupportedNews The buses finally arrived on October 15th, 2011. Mostly chartered or owned by churches, they carried hundreds of the devoted—from Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Weary travelers with swollen feet and sleepy eyes gingerly navigated bus steps. Many had risked … Continue reading

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