I remember Srebenica…

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Guernica by Picasso (Photo credit: abcgallery.com)Guernica by Picasso (Photo credit: abcgallery.com)

“Did you do this?” asked a Nazi officer. Picasso replied: “No, you did.”


I’ve just come away from reading Ina Vukic’s latest posts.


Some people claim Auschwitz never happened. It did, and so did the Srebrenica massacre. The cameras were there. 

No one would defend Hitler at Auschwitz, so what wasAleksandar Vucic doing at Srebrenica this past Saturday? The massacre took place a mere twenty (20) years ago, in July 1995.

People forgive and live a “normal” life, but they remember.

I remember Srebenica…


Choir of Clare College Cambridge singing Henry Purcell‘s “Hear my prayer”

Peace, Picasso
A Dove, Picasso

© Micheline Walker
16 July 2015

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D. McCullough, Bk #10

Excuse Us for Living



David McCullough:

The Wright Brothers


         “One of our Nation’s most distinguished & honored historians, David McCullough has taken his own place in American history…The United States honors David McCullough for his lifelong efforts to document the people, places, & events that have shaped America.” – – From The Presidential Medal of Freedom Citation, December 2006




     “Excuse Us For Living” has twice before taken on David McCullough’s nine books:

[To see those posts, click in the right margin here, at the bottom, “Book Reviews,” where you can click, “D. McCullough,” twice for Bks #1-5 & #6-9.]

And so, it is more than fitting, more like “a must,” that the author’s tenth book, The Wright Brothers, published this spring 2015, be addressed. More than reviews of each book, I’ve tried to convey the experience of reading David McCullough’s works. The best word I can…

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