Monthly Archives: March 2011

Future Thoughts

FUTURE THOUGHTS By Sam Garfield August 25, 1958 (Jackson Park Harbor)- It’s a beautiful August night, too peaceful for sleeping, and I’m writing this column in my car. I’m parked on a dark patch of land where Chicago’s Jackson Park … Continue reading

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Keeping Their Word

KEEPING THEIR WORD By Sam Garfield July 17, 1950 The scale of some stories –like this one– are too sweeping for only one dateline: (Paris, Mid-September, 1944) –Nineteen-year-old Pfc. John Crandall, 28th infantry, writes home, telling his family of the … Continue reading

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