FROM David Shields
'War Is Beautiful' War photography — often artful and beautiful — can glamorize conflict. Our guest has reviewed thousands of war photographs that ran on the front page of the New York Times since 2001, when the U.S. invaded Afghanistan. Images from War is Beautiful by David Shields, published by powerHouse Books: Photo Credit: Mohammed Abed/Agence France-Presse-Getty Images Photo Credit: Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times/Redux
Lucia Micarelli: An Evening with Lucia Micarelli Violinist and actress Lucia Micarelli visits The Treatment to discuss her emotive performances as she prepares for PBS' An Evening with Lucia Micarelli.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."