Monthly Archives: August 2015

Jonathan Daniels, martyr

Fifty years ago today, August 20, 1965, Episcopal seminarian Jonathan Myrick Daniels, 26, was shot to death in Hayneville, Alabama, by part-time deputy sheriff Tom Coleman. Before his death he had been on the Selma march, and had worked earlier … Continue reading

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Nuclear madness, nuclear sanity

It was 70 years ago today that Japan surrendered to the Allies in WWII. Eight days earlier, the US dropped “Little Boy,”┬áso named by its assemblers, on Hiroshima; and five days earlier, another slightly different bomb on Nagasaki. I have … Continue reading

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