American Ballet Theatre Opens 75th Season

 Polina Semionova A Diamond Anniversary American Ballet Theatre opens its 75th season this month at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. And on May 15, PBS will celebrate with a new Ric Burns documentary, part of the network’s award-winning “American Masters” series. The program will chronicle ABT’s journey, from humble beginnings to international…

40th Anniversary of Saigon, Vietnam Falling

We have just passed the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon to North Vietnamese troops.  While many, many books have been written about the American experience in Vietnam from a variety of perspectives, the day passed without any fanfare here in the United States.  To be sure there were celebrations and parades in Vietnam…