Thoughts on Literature and Life
Holocaust survivor Hannah Pick-Goslar has died at 93 in Israel. Known as “Hannali” in the “Diary of Anne Frank,” she was one of Anne’s best friends, and was also one of the last people to see her alive in the Bergen-Belsen death camp before Anne perished there. AtContinue readingRemembering Hannah Pick-Goslar
During the height of the pandemic, I started an online interview series called ”The 180,”about people who have made major turnarounds. One of my favorite interviews was with Howard Olivier, who among his other contributions to the world, enlivened the Boise library (Library!) by purchasing several lighted exclamationContinue readingCelebrating Public Punctuation
“All this material that’s been out on the table all along, so to speak, and you suddenly see something in it that nobody else has seen. And that’s really thrilling.” The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough has died at 89. My colleague Joan Cartan-Hansen interviewed Mr. McCullough moreContinue readingIn memory of historian David McCullough
On Friday, Idahoan Marianna “Muffy” Davis was inducted into the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame. I had the opportunity to talk with Davis recently for a program I’m producing for Outdoor Idaho on adaptive sports. She told me she’s overwhelmed to have been selected for theContinue readingMuffy Davis inducted into U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame
The arrest in Coeur d’Alene Saturday of 31 men affiliated with a white supremacist group highlights the continued attraction of that part of Idaho to such groups. The individuals were charged with conspiracy to riot, after materials found with them indicated that they aimed to create havoc duringContinue readingThe Color of Conscience
Did you make it to the Antiques Roadshow taping at the Idaho Botanical Garden last week? Seeing photos of the event brought back memories for me of the last time the popular series taped episodes in Boise, back in 2013. At that time, I interviewed executive producer MarshaContinue readingDid you make it to Antiques Roadshow?
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