Nov. 4, 1997
Today's Reading: "Being Happy" by Stephen Dobyns from COMMON CARNAGE, published by Penguin Books.
On this day in 1979 the U.S. Embassy in Teheran, Iran, was seized by about 500 Iranian militants, who took 90 hostages and demanded the return of the former Shah.
The entrance to King Tut's tomb was discovered on this day in 1922.
Poet Wilfred Owen was killed in action in 1918, one week before the end of World War I.
Journalist and CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1916.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®