Jan. 14, 1996
Today's reading: "Repression" by C. K. Williams from FLESH AND BLOOD, published by Farrar Straus and Giroux.
Birthday of Revolutionary War officer, Benedict Arnold, born in 1741.
Founder of oceanography, Matthew Fontaine Maury, born in 1806.
Cartoonist Richard Outcault born in 1863.
Birthday of theologist/philosopher and medical missionary, Albert Schweitzer, born in 1875.
Birthday of author Hugh Lofting (Dr. Doolittle) in 1886.
Film director Hal Roach born in 1892.
Novelist John Dos Passos born in 1896.
Birthday of civil rights leader Julian Bond, born in 1940.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®