Neil Sheehan Forced an American Reckoning

January 10, 2021 Hedrick Smith 0 Comments

(S.D., it’s me practicing) WASHINGTON — “It looks like a coup,” Neil Sheehan said. “I’ll call Mordecai. He’ll know whose tanks those are.” It was Saigon, January 1964. I had just shared with Neil the news that I had seen tanks in the streets, surrounding the home of Gen....


Poetry beyond escapism

September 22, 2020 0 Comments

People have stories to share, some share and some don’t. Poetry is one way of sharing those stories. Powerful hard hitting imagery captured with words captivated the audience’s attention, making them visualize and almost feel the poet’s emotions. “Words...