Truth and its traveling companion lying, appear to be very much on the nation’s mind these days. The nature of the country’s current acerbic political dialogue, for example, fueled by the daily bombardment of ideas and opinions from ubiquitous social media platforms has not only served to harden our political divisions but has sewn general confusion […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This summer, July 20, 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the day Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on the moon while Command Module Pilot Mike Collins orbited overhead. Jack Clemons’ recent book Safely To Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home reminds us of the special character, commitment, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’m sure all of us at one time or another have looked up at the heavens and wondered: where did we come from, and what are we made of. These are probably two of the oldest questions asked by human beings when they first gazed up at the night sky“The nitrogen in our DNA,” Carl Sagan […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Volume 11 of the Delmarva Review was published in November and is featured on this edition of Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition. Wilson’s guests are the Executive Editor of the Review, Wilson Wyatt and the Review’s poetry editor Anne Colwell. Wilson Wyatt was a one of the founders of the review. Anne Colwell is an English professor […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sunday, November 11, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice in Compiègne, France ending the First World War. Life Isn’t So Sweet As It Used To Be, An American in the Great War, is a compilation of the letters, recollections and poetry of Maryland Senator Millard E. Tydings covering his time as a soldier […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This month’s edition of Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition is the third in the series on free speech. The first discussed the challenges to free speech on college campuses; the second considered whether free speech is being seriously challenged in civil society today. Our program this month addresses the question of the meaning of free speech […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Delmarva Public Radio Theatre drama “Doreen” will be aired Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 8:00pm on Delmarva Public Radio WSCL 89.5. “Doreen” is adapted for radio from a short story of the same name by the author, Margaret Adams. The radio drama is a monologue in which Doreen tells us about being diagnosed with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Harold Wilson’s guest on Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition is Tom (Tim) Linehan. They will discuss Linehan’s new book Hannah Gould. Hannah Gould is about the Jewish women in the Polish partisan movement during the Second World War. The subcontext of the discussion is actually courage—what these women had to overcome, what they had to do, and what they […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Harold Wilson’s guest today is John Reisinger and they’re talking about John’s new book, The Secrets Behind the Structures. John is a prolific writer, having written some 15 books including historical novels, nonfiction works, and historical mysteries. John Reisinger’s book is about what he calls the back stories behind some of the world’s greatest structures. “Structures have back […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s summer and we’re talking about the beach today; the sand, the sun, the warmth that draws us by the thousands to the edge of the sea. For those who live along the edge of the ocean, and even for those who visit for a short period of time a way of life develops that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.