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Chapter 48: She Wore a White Ribbon

January 12, 2020Chevy Chase, Maryland I’ve been thinking deeply about this new article on Emmett’s mother that I located during one of my regular database re-check activities two days ago, and wishing I’d been able to find it at the start of Emmett Wilson’s research project. But then, the ancient […]

The More Things Stay the Same

In Sunday’s online edition of The Washington Post, we find this interesting item: The survey doesn’t go back to Emmett’s time, but from what I’ve observed in the contemporary literature and media from his day, social drinking among those in his profession was ‘normal’, expected, typical. A man had a few […]

Two Steel Magnolias

Today’s post isn’t an homage to one of my all-time favorite movies; rather, it is an interesting side story that I might try to work on once I finish Emmett’s biography. While reading through an archive of Emmett’s student newspaper, I found information that indicates Emmett and his fellow graduating […]