Wednesday

Oct. 30, 1996

And the Days Are Not Full Enough

by Ezra Pound

The Garret

by Ezra Pound

WEDNESDAY 10/30

Today's Reading:"And the Days Are Not Full Enough" and "The Garret" by Ezra Pound from PERSONAE, published by New Directions.

Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre terrorized millions of radio listeners on this day in 1938 with his version of H.G. Wells' THE WAR OF THE WORLDS.

It's the birthday in Paris of film director Claude LeLouch (A MAN AND A WOMAN), 1937.

Film director Louis Malle was also born on this day in Thumeries, France, 1932. He directed PRETTY BABY, ATLANTIC CITY, MY DINNER WITH ANDRE, and AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS.

It's the birthday of journalist Fred W. Friendly, New York City, 1915, who produced Edward R. Murrow's news program SEE IT NOW.

Spanish poet and dramatist Miguel Hernandez was born on this day in Orihuela, Spain, 1910.

It's the birthday of poet Ezra (Weston) (Loomis) Pound, born in Hailey, Idaho, 1885, who discovered and helped promote the careers of many writers including Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, and James Joyce.

Dramatist Richard Sheridan (THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL) was born on this day in Dublin, Ireland, 1751.

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