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‘America’s present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums, but normalcy….’[1] So said Warren Harding in his successful campaign for president in 1920. But how different was Harding’s ‘normalcy’…

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            ‘What a pretentious title’, I thought as I started the BBC 4 documentary, ‘Johnny Cash: The Last Great American’ (2004).  By the end of this thoughtful, fast-paced hour,…

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            ‘Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent, but the tests that have to be applied to them are not, of course, the same in…

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            Night before last, I slowly made headway through the humidity after stuffing my hold at Annapurna.  As I passed St. John the Evangelist in North Cambridge, my eyes…

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            I can’t pass by Paine Hall, Harvard’s Music Department building, without thinking of a concert there I didn’t attend. ***            It was May 1983.  Stan Rogers, the rising…


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