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Concert Review: New York Choral Society and Mannes Orchestra at Carnegie Hall with the Young People’s Chorus of NYC (April 8, 2015)

David Hayes conducts the New York Choral Society. Photo courtesy of the New York Choral Society

Conductor David Hayes paired memorial works by Paul Hindemith (WWII) and John Adams (9-11) in a revelatory concert. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Unbroken’ by Laura Hillenbrand and ‘The Boys in the Boat’ by Daniel James Brown

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They weren’t the smartest people, they weren’t the strongest people, but they proved that those are not necessarily the only qualities of a champion. Read More »

Board Game Review: ‘Quartermaster General’ by Griggling Games

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"An army marches on its stomach" rings true for this WWII resource-management game. Read More »

Spirituality and Prisoners of War: The Ultimate Freedom on Veterans Day

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John Wyndham’s uplifted thought and trust in the Divine not only freed him from the terror surrounding him, it kept him healthy and safe. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Good and the True,’ Adapted by Brian Daniels

The Good and the True

Brought to visceral, organic life by the exceptional Isobel Pravda and Saul Reichlin we follow Hana Pravda and Milos Dobry through the events of WWII and the Holocaust and are heartened by their goodness and their truth as they mend their lives and recreate themselves anew. Read More »

DVD Review: ‘Combat! – The Complete Series’

Vic Morrow (r) with Sal Mineo

TV's longest-running WW2 series remains a landmark—not only for the consistent quality of the production over five seasons, but also for its influential use of movie-like techniques on a weekly episodic series. Read More »

Berlin: A Journey into Modern History, Part 1

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Berlin is a sprawling, modern city with many fascinating sites evoking the cataclysmic events of the 20th century. Read More »

Interview with Douglas Jacobson, Author of The Katyn Order

Did Douglas Jacobson get to pick the title of his book? Find out in this interview. Read More »

Book Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor… The Life of Colin Kerby, OAM by Jan Mitchell

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor... and an extraordinary display of flexibility and capability, full of insight and interest. Read More »

Movie Review: Captain America

The final piece of the Avengers puzzle has come and nearly gone. How does it bode for the Avengers movie? Read More »