I have no idea about the truth of Michael Brown’s death. But I do know that no police officer goes to work wanting to shoot somebody that day. Some criminals do, though. And it seems to me that they should be the object of public rage and revulsion.
This “motion picture review” of MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz” appeared Sunday, Aug. 20, 1939, in The Kansas City Star. The film played a one-week exclusive engagement starting Aug. 18 at Loew’s Midland theater, 1228 Main St.
Americans are celebrating the nation’s independence from Great Britain 238 years ago this weekend with fireworks, beer, barbecues, baseball and family reunions. But for some, July 4 is a solemn day to reflect on what it means to be free and who paid the price for our freedom.
It’s been 45 years since cartoonist Scott Quick stayed in his grandparents’ apartment in Camden, but something about the town and his experience there kept him telling stories through characters he’d based on people he met or heard about from family.