American Brutus: What Motivated John Wilkes Booth?

By |2016-12-26T15:59:10-05:00April 14th, 2015|Tags: |

“For John Wilkes Booth, sweeping, grand gestures were a way of life. It was how he navigated his way through this world. The bigger and bolder, the better.” —Jesse Johnson, who portrayed Booth in Killing Lincoln Americans tend to think of assassins as mentally-unbalanced individuals, who kill—or try to kill—for reasons that make little or [...]

Making Space: For Women and For Life

By |2014-02-10T17:08:42-05:00October 18th, 2013|Tags: , , |

The Miraculous Journey by Damien Hirst Here we are, in the Fall (that’s Autumn to us Brits, but what’s in a name?): that season full of mists and mellow fruitfulness. This time twenty-eight years ago I was walking around with a pumpkin shaped belly, waiting for the arrival of my first baby. [...]