In case you’ve been out of town or out of touch, just a brief reminder that the 62nd annual Conference on World Affairs begins Monday morning at 9:00 am on the CU-Boulder campus with a choice of nine panels. This year’s theme is “Free Thinking”. Monday’s Keynote Speaker is Ike Wilson, speaking on “Rethinking American Power” at 11:30 in Macky Auditorium. All events in Macky Auditorium will be streamed live on the CWA web site (either video or audio only streams available). There is a packed schedule through mid-day on Friday, April 9th. The schedule can be found here.
Two superb features films, set in 1944, detail stunning stories of desperation.
From award-winning journalist and blogger Ron Kaplan comes "Hank Greenberg in 1938: Hatred and Home Runs in the Shadow of War" (Sports Publishing; April 2017). This well-researched, month-by-month chronicle of the Jewish Detroit Tigers Hall of Famer describes what was going on in both Germany and the United States in 1938 through the lens of baseball.