I remember watching Walter Cronkite and Hogans Heroes w u and Rolly Gomez
when we roomed together in fall 1977. Great memories. Cheers, Steve W
On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 9:40 PM Dean B <canyonag77@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I never had much opinion on "Hamiliton" one way or another, but the--
concept of intentionally putting minorities into historical roles that
weren't minority, just seemed like they were trying too hard to be "woke".
And I'd forgotten that nonsense of the cast of high school dropouts,
lecture the VPOTUS from the stage. Shut up and sing, no one bought a
ticket to hear your mindless ranting.
If we're on the subject of our misspent youth in front of the TV, my vote
is for "12 O'clock High", where they ran the same WWII gun camera film of
the same planes being shot down every week. Then the later, silly ones,
like "McHale's Navy", and "Hogan's Heroes", the latter where the Germans
were all played by Jews (intentionally).
I'll echo the call to read "1491", I found it fascinating. If God allows
you to watch his old home movies when you pass, I want to see what this
country looked like before the first humans showed up, and what it looked
like in 1491 at the height of Indian civilization.
And "Empire of the Summer Moon" is a pretty good read on the generational
war between Europeans and Comanches between about 1836 and the founding
year of A&M, 1876.