Even in his early years, Bremer was work-obsessed. He traveled with Kissinger as he engaged in shuttle diplomacy after the 1973 Arab-Israeli War. That year, during which his daughter, Leila, was born, he was away from home for two hundred days. His wife, Frances Winfield Bremer, eventually wrote a book titled Coping with His Success: A Survival Guide for Wives at the Top.
–Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Imperial Life in the Emerald City
My brief foray into music journalism. At least it’s hyperlocal.
CHILLING! And true.
“The military has done a vastly better job of systematically thinking through the ethics of behavior in a violent environment than the journalists have.” -Newt Gingrich (via)
Best lede of 2010?
“Oh, to imagine the world without the AK-47.” -Judith Matloff’s review of The Gun, CJR
5 Must-Read Wikipedia Entries:
1) Unity Mitford
2) “You Oughta Know”
3) Exploding Whale
4) Zapruder Film
5) Judith Miller (for posterity’s sake)