BlueEar, BookSurge, and the NYU School of Journalism will donate all proceeds from "09/11 8:48 AM; Documenting America's Greatest Tragedy" to the American Red Cross. More impressively, this new paperback collection comes out NEXT WEEK!
In a calmer time, Peggy Noonan talked about time, which you should read, if you have the time.
"Auden kept in play the possibility...that there are sorrows even the most well-chosen words can't reach" says Eric McHenry, who may have single-handedly helped us all find context for our current tragedy.
Osama bin Laden meet W.H. Auden. His prescient poem "September 1, 1939" has been making the rounds by email, photocopier and website. Let's hope this meme reborn reminds us of the memories of old so that peace may prevail.
We have fallen through a hole in the flag,
We are falling through a hole in the flag,
No matter the differences between us
Our hearts beats true; for the red, white and blue
For those wishing to contribute more than prayers for the Tuesday's victims in the US, donate online to the Red Cross
In 1999, former US Senators Gary Hart and Graham Rudman, writing in a commissioned report on the US preparedness for terrorism, made these recommendations which the Bush administration recently set aside.