Shiraz, 1971 Haile Selassie descends to the tarmac in a gabardine suit. The hot thin air of Shiraz greets the 79-year-old emperor before the line of salutes and the smiling Shah striding to… Continue reading
Marriage Certificate belonging to my great-great-grandfather and -mother, Jess O Blackwell and Maud L Cawood, married October 30, 1901 in Potter, Garfield County, Oklahoma Territory (five years before statehood).
Midway through Sergei Eisenstein’s Qué Viva México comes a shot of three human skulls lined up across the foreground. Behind them a row of priests stand cloaked in cassocks, with arms folded, hands… Continue reading