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San Francisco's Years of Terror

The early morning hour, August 28, 1971: Sergeant George Kowalski, a clear faced young man, with big owl like eyes, and a firm neck, is working the midnight watch for Mission Station. 2,183 more words

News And Reporting

Today in History

• In 1793, President George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol.
• In 1810, Chile made its initial declaration of independence from Spain with the forming of a national junta. 180 more words

Arizona Lifestyle

Stuck in the Snow with Tania… On Meeting a Terrorist Group in the Sierras

I’ve now written about two of three adventures from my 20s when I was hunting and fishing: one about escaping from a lightning storm and the other about searching for a lost friend in a snow storm. 1,216 more words

On The Road US

CNN Adds Series On 1960s & '70s To Slate; HLN Adds 'Unmasking A Killer'

CNN will add five new original series to its slate in 2018, including four about the 1960s and 1970s, and one about the pope. The news will be unveiled at today’s Turner Upfront presentation in New York City. 520 more words

Breaking News

Essays On Her Own: Didion After Her Editor

Book review: After Henry, by Joan Didion

There’s no other storyteller like Joan Didion. She can take the most boring fact and spin a narrative yarn around it that boggles the mind. 787 more words

Book Review

Can mental health professionals distinguish between washed and unwashed brains? The case of Patty Hearst revisited

Can mental health professionals serve as expert witnesses in determining whether those accused of serious crimes have washed or unwashed brains?

Can mental health professionals ethically deprogram young adults whose parents kidnap them away from political or religious groups they have joined? 2,216 more words

A short excerpt from my manuscript on Camilla Hall and the SLA

I don’t often post works-in-progress here, but I do get a lot of questions regarding what I’m working on now. If you regularly read my blog, you’ll know that I’m writing a narrative nonfiction account of… 671 more words