Book Review by Marge Speidel

This is not a murder mystery, but there’s no shortage of mystery, suspense and intrigue as a set of consequences are set into motion from a single event...

Intrigue in 'Portobello'

At the Movies with Robert Butler

This film is a profound and deeply moving portrait not just of a great thinker and communicator, but of a brave and — at long last — caring man.

'Life Itself': Late-arriving Redemption

“History is not the story of heroes entirely. It is often the story of cruelty and injustice and shortsightedness. There are monsters, there is evil, there is betrayal. That’s why people should read Shakespeare and Dickens as well as history — they will find the best, the worst, the height of noble attainment and the depths of depravity.” 

Quotables by David C. McCullough

American author, narrator, historian, & lecturer