Monthly Archives: May 2016

Memorial Day (part one)

MEMORIAL DAY (part one) The Literate Show commemorates a special American holiday with the first of several posts over the long weekend. Memorial Day is not about selling cars or mattresses. It’s not about cookouts or boisterous advertisements, nor is … Continue reading

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Memorial Day (part two)

MEMORIAL DAY (part two) The Literate Show’s second Memorial Day installment covers the men of Torpedo Squadron Eight, who flew from the USS Hornet to attack the Japanese, poised to invade Midway Atoll, June 4th, 1942. While making their slow … Continue reading

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Memorial Day (part three)

MEMORIAL DAY (part three) What follows is the 3rd installment of The Literate Show’s Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is specific to one day. Truth be told, many Americans think of our war dead every single day of the year. … Continue reading

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