Monthly Archives: November 2015

‘Spotlight’ shows why we need newspapers

“Spotlight” is a profoundly important film about the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into the child abuse scandal in that city’s Catholic archdiocese. Spotlight’s portrayal of journalists is spot-on: flawed idealists who care deeply about the truth and its consequences. … Continue reading

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‘Bridge of Spies’ is a history lesson from the past and for the present

Steven Spielberg’s Cold War thriller “Bridge of Spies” is one of the most educating and edifying films ever made. Spielberg is a virtuoso of verisimilitude, flawlessly recreating late 1950s Brooklyn and early 1960s East Berlin. Tom Hanks is even better … Continue reading

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We’ll always have Paris––in our hearts and hopes to end both foreign and domestic terrorism

In the aching wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, we must continue the global fight against terrorism and protect our homeland against this inexplicable, horrific violence. My prayer  is that we will also take note as a nation that since … Continue reading

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