Feb. 13, 2000
For What Binds Us
Poem: "For What Binds Us" by Jane Hirshfield from Gravity and Angels (Wesleyan University Press).
It was on this day in 1945, in the last months of World War II, that the German city of Dresden was attacked by over 800 American and British bombers.
It's the birthday of the American painter GRANT WOOD, born 1892 near Anamosa, Iowa, the artist who painted "American Gothic."
It was on this day in 1692 that members of Scottish clan of Macdonald were killed in what became known as the MASSACRE OF GLENCOE.
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