Lee Sandlin’s magnum opus on Americans’ amnesia about World War II makes a Russian reflect on how differently we experienced the war.
The British children’s show, wrote Lee Sandlin, “is the most blatant piece of prodrug propaganda since Aldous Huxley’s The Doors of Perception.”
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His father opened his mouth to answer — and then his jaw worked, his face reddened, and, without saying a word, he got up and walked out of the room. That’s the truth about the war: the sense that what happened over there simply can’t be told in the language of peace. It’s sort of […]
Unfairly neglected? Comparatively speaking, yes.
Lee Sandlin’s great essay “Losing the War” gets anthologized by Ira Glass.