Much of the Band's innovative sound was born in the "Big Pink."
Ernest Hemingway shows a tenderness that wasn't part of his usual macho persona in a dozen unpublished letters that became publicly available Wednesday in a collection of the author's papers at the Kennedy presidential library.
With the real unemployment rate probably well above 10 percent, we have to, as President Kennedy said, "get America moving again." When I visited Occupy Wall Street, I felt the frustration of young people who wanted to work but couldn't get an interview, much less a job. What's even more frustrating is that when I visit business owners and employers, I meet people who want to hire, but can't.
So, what's up with the AMA? You know, the American Medical Association, venerated representative of the American physician, right? Wrong.
America's human spaceflight program is adrift. The space shuttle has made its final flight, and the Obama administration has no coherent plan what to do next. Instead, it has proposed that the United States waste the next decade spending $100 billion to support a goalless human spaceflight effort that goes nowhere and accomplishes nothing. In the face of a mounting imperative to find ways to cut the federal deficit, this has set up the nation's space program for the ax.
Massachusetts-based Evergreen Solar Inc. made headlines this week, but not the kind that delight shareholders. The heavily subsidized solar-energy company filed for bankruptcy.
Turmoil is gripping the presidential campaign of former Utah governor and Obama administration ambassador to China Jon Huntsman. A 4,000-word article in Politico detailed an internal campaign feud, and commentators say the Huntsman effort is unraveling.
On Thursday morning the space shuttle Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral, marking the end of the U.S. manned space program. The date coincided with the 42-year anniversary of mankind's first steps on the moon. Now the eagle has landed for good.
With President Kennedy permanently glorified for history by a battalion of hagiographers (Arthur M. (Schlesinger Jr., Theodore C. Sorensen and uncountable other droolers) debunkers of his mythology face a serious public-opinion obstacle.