Feb. 16: Since the election of Donald Trump, there have been Unity meetings and rallies around Long Island as people in vulnerable communities and their advocates come together to fight against hate — which has been stoked by messages coming from the White House. The latest session was a “community conversation” Feb. 15 at Westbury Middle School that featured a panel of local legislators, lawyers, immigrant advocates and about 200 community members. The most important takeaway for me was the…..
Feb. 15: I was interviewed today for an hour by Naomi Joy for her NJOY LIFE radio program that will be aired on Monday Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. in Manhasset, Port Washington, Glen Cove, Oyster Bay, Brookville and Locust Valley. It also will be available at that time on WCWP.org Here is my upcoming speaking schedule for the final leg of my book tour: Feb. 23: Commack Library (at Temple Beth David), 100 Hauppauge Rd., Commack, 10:30 a.m. March…..
Feb. 7: I was interviewed today at the Manhattan offices of WLIW Ch. 21 for its “Legacies of War: Home & Abroad” digital project as part of a national public media initiative to focus attention on and inspire national dialogue about veterans issues and stories. The stories will be posted on a designated webpage and possibly be included in documentaries for television. I spoke about my 1971-72 tour in Vietnam, my memoir “Heroes to the End” and my work as…..