Jim Mitchell

Editorial Writer, Dallas Morning News

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Editorial writer for the Dallas Morning News, specializing in social and political and business trends

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Since antiquity, fallen soldiers have been memorialized with statues, tombs poems and songs — and, now, with websites. Ruling governments build public monuments to commemorate wars.

On Memorial Day: The Politics of Remembering

Since antiquity, fallen soldiers have been memorialized with statues, tombs poems and songs — and, now, with websites. Ruling governments build public monuments to commemorate wars.

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