Other Essays



Here’s a letter I recently sent out to my college class in anticipation of our fiftieth class reunion: Dear Classmates, I Continue Reading →

Just Trying to Get Through: Jim O’Neill and Vietnam

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PART ONE: FACING THE DRAFT In the autumn of 1968, Jim O’Neill was finally in the place where he knew Continue Reading →

What Will You Say?


April 16, 2013 A friend wrote me last night with a question.  She had just heard of the massacre at Continue Reading →