“Move On Up A Little Higher” (W. Herbert Brewster)
Mahalia Jackson, radio broadcast, early 1950s
Brother Joe May, live, early 1950s
Rev. Timothy Flemming Sr., live, Atlanta, 1976
art beat: yesterday at the Art Institute of Chicago (with my son Alex)
Helen Levitt, Janice Loeb, James Agee, In the Street (1948), featured in the exhibit Film and Photo in New York (through 11/25/12)
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Sixty years ago today Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected the thirty-fourth President of the United States and, closer to home, my parents’ second son was born. What’s it like turning sixty? Surprising. But no more surprising, I suppose, than finding oneself entwined, in perpetuity, with Ike.