Make It Green: Roger Ebert’s idea for a 9/11 memorial

Published on 9/14/2001, in the Chicago Sun-Times, by Roger Ebert, about a memorial for the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Called Make It Green.    If there is to be a memorial, let it not be of stone and steel. Fly no flag above it, for it is not the possession of a nation butContinue reading “Make It Green: Roger Ebert’s idea for a 9/11 memorial”

The Tucson Memorial speech

The news event of this month has been, without question, the horrific assassination attempt and mass shooting in Tucson, the shock and horror of experiencing that, and the extraordinarily uplifting speech President Obama gave in response, many days later, at a memorial.  Never have I seen a speech so widely admired, across the political spectrum.Continue reading “The Tucson Memorial speech”