Writer Writing about the WPA Writers' Experiences and more Adventures in First-Person America
Monday, May 28, 2012
Memorial Day Sails
As the U.S. observes Memorial Day, tall ships evoking the Age of Sail visit New York City. My post on National Geographic's travel blog tells of how those ships' crews recall a way of life and and different forms of service.
Author of Soul of a People: The WPA Writers' Project Uncovers Depression America and writer and co-producer of the Smithsonian documentary, Soul of a People: Writing America's Story. Co-author of The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy. I lead workshops at The Writer's Center in Bethesda, MD. www.davidataylor.com