From the daily archives: Sunday, June 7, 2020

Ugh is right. Are we back in 1968 again?

In a way.

As Americans try to comprehend the magnitude of all that has transpired in the past week, I can only wish that history could repeat itself, a half-century after a profound personal experience that my memory links to current events.

The setting back then was Lafayette Square, the prime parkland just north of the White House. As Maurice Chevalier once put it, ah yes, I remember it well – but with a bit more precise recall than the Frenchman’s famous retelling.

Those powerful images this week of the […]

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