kottke.org— NY Times reporter Neil Sheehan, who was a Vietnam War correspondent, won a Pulitzer Prize, and obtained the Pentagon Papers for the Times, died yesterday at the age of 84. In an interview to be published posthumously, Sheehan revealed for the first time how he obtained the classified report on the Vietnam War from Daniel Ellsberg. He also revealed that he had defied the explicit instructions of his confidential source, whom others later identified as Daniel Ellsberg, a former Defense Department...
The Independent—Angie Thomas Writers Scholarship to be awarded for 2nd time. A private university in Mississippi is preparing to award a second scholarship to an incoming freshman who will major in creative writing
www.boston.com—No children died in fires in Massachusetts in 2020, for the first time in recorded history. STOW, Mass. (AP) — No children died in fires in Massachusetts last year, the first time that has happened according to records researched by the state fire marshal’s office, the agency said Friday.
www.espn.com—For Bills' 1995 team, playoff surge evokes memories of last time franchise ruled AFC East. As the 2020 Bills prepare to make their own history, former greats Marv Levy, Steve Tasker and others reminisce about the franchise's heyday.