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Born in NYC, attended Oberlin & Trinity Schools, then Exeter and Williams (Phi Beta Kappa 1958). Worked with the Reverend James Robinson, finished Union Theological Seminary in NYC (1961). Joined Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. Founded Renewal Magazine in Chicago, served The Christian Century and Christianity Crisis magazines. Covered civil rights in Oxford, Birmingham and Selma. Interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X. My book The Grass Roots Church had impact on the ecumenical movement. Have authored some 15 books, been a house-husband and father of three wonderful (grown) children. I have written published music choral and popular. Most recently I served in UN agencies including UNICEF in NYC and edited CHOICES which was the flagship magazine of UNDP.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 29, 2008 Obama The Intrepid
When we consider what is at stake we begin to comprehend on a deeper level just how real and truthful Obama is being when he evokes the audacity of hope.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 27, 2008 Obama Needs to Tell Where He Stands
Barack Obama, in five fireside chats, could tell the nation where he stands. It would be a lot better than another debate. And it might help a large number of undecideds to figure out who to vote for.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 26, 2008 Rush Limbaugh's Mouth Has Many Sides
Rush Limbaugh is exposing the desperation of the Right in the face of an actual movement to wrest control of the country from the military-industrial complex.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, April 25, 2008 Obama Campaign Should Run People Ads
The Obama Campaign should take some advice from Obama supporters. It is time for PEOPLE-centered ads instead of candidate-centric ads. Widespread support for Obama exists. Time for some show and tell.
SHARE Tuesday, April 22, 2008 The Lines Are Ended
A reflection on prejudice from Abba's Way, a new series of poetic meditations.
SHARE Friday, April 18, 2008 Obama Changes Political Landscape
Add IKE PLUS a Progressive Platform and you get a picture of the Obama impact on the political map -- what David Wilhelm calls the 65 percent Presidency.
SHARE Thursday, April 17, 2008 On Chance
A chance is what occurs when destinies are are viewed to be just random happenings. We end up with a bunch of histories as truthful as eye-witness offerings.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 15, 2008 Citizen Journalist Hogwash
Why did Meet The Press airbrush Mayholl out of their broadcast? Because she is not a paid, professional journalist but the HuffPost didn't care. They call her a citizen journalist and I say hogwash.
SHARE Monday, April 14, 2008 Hillary & Esther -- A Sad Revelation
Hillary Clinton told more about herself when she selected Esther as her favorite Bible Story on the Compassion Forum than she has ever yet revealed.
SHARE Saturday, April 12, 2008 The State -- from "Abba's Way"
The state, formed from human failure, is a spectrum ranging from oppression to a measure of helpfulness, tolerance and democracy.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 10, 2008 My Response to Lanny Davis
Lanny Davis tried and evidently has failed to re-start the Wright issue as a means of advancing the Clinton campaign. Amazingly, like Pat Buchanan, he never bothered to go beyond the Wright sound bites. He's a lawyer?
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 8, 2008 Mining the Clinton Giustra Connection
A collection of Web resources to examine the connection between Bill Clinton and a Canadian billionaire who has done more than one favor and become a partner in Bill's global philanthropic endeavors.