Tag Archives: Bob Woodward

Human Frailty

Macbeth is Shakespeare’s tragedy about political ambition and human frailty. Everything goes wrong. Macbeth watches that happen – he won’t be king. He realizes that he has become a monster. He hates it all. What was he thinking? None of … Continue reading

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Plastic People

Growing up in the raw new suburbs postwar of Pittsburgh – the last good years before the city started its slow collapse – was anything but surreal. It was all real enough – cars had big fins, Ed Sullivan was … Continue reading

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