2009-07-08 / Letters to the Editor
EDITORIAL: Capturing the Spirit of the Nation at Mekeel's Corners
A fiddle, a bugle, hymns, and patriotic readings transport us to America's early days
On Independence Day in America, most citizens spend some time reflecting on our nation's founding documents. But unless we also seek to understand the culture that inspired those ideas, we will find it difficult to carry on their legacy.