Saturday, December 6, 2008
Bernstein's "Truth in a Time of War"
Leonard Bernstein was a morally serious and politically savvy man. His 1986 speech, "Truth in a Time of War," was recently published in the American Scholar with introduction by Harvard musicologist Carol J. Oja and Library of Congress Bernstein Collection archivist Mark E. Horowitz. The speech shows Bernstein at his prescient best.