A Few Summer Tidbits from the Mailbox
• Slamming Socrates, In a Good Way—Clint Smith ’10 crafts his classroom experience in Teach for America into a performance at Beltway Poetry Slam 2012.
• When Pups Fly—Mary Olive Smith ’86, director/producer at Flying Pup Productions, co-directed Fixing the Future, an expanded feature-length version of the original broadcast, with host David Brancaccio looking at how local movements are working to bring jobs, community and sustainability back to our towns. “…a fun and hopeful journey across America.”
• To Be, Not to Be Ignored—The New York Times Book Review takes note of the leading role of Jim Pepper ’65 as the first sponsor of the New York AIDS Walk in 1986, in a review of Linda Hirshman’s Victory.