Happy September! In addition to having your SAIL Messenger to read, we thought we’d suggest some great articles from around the web for you to enjoy! All of these articles should be available to read without any kind of subscription, and accessible from any device that can connect to the internet.
Images Present Themselves: A Conversation with photographer Burt Uzzle: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/22973954/posts/2379488086 (From WordPress blogger Tom Maxwell). The author talks to photographer Burt Uzzle about the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock, what it was like to be there, and the iconic images he captured.
Intergenerational Connections: https://www.nextavenue.org/intergenerational-connections-program/ (From Next Avenue). An inspiring intergenerational connections movement has been growing at colleges across the country, bringing together students and primarily lower-income older adults from local communities.
Surfing Teahupo’o, As Seen From Above and Below https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2019/08/surfing-teahupoo-photos-from-above-and-below/596905/ (From The Atlantic). The 2019 Tahiti Pro, stop number seven of the World Surf League Men’s Championship Tour, is under way in this week in Tahiti. Brian Bielmann, a photographer with Agence France-Presse, is on the scene, capturing images of the surfers amid the beauty and chaos churned up by the famous waves of Teahupo’o reef.
Now In Its 31st Year, National Senior Citizens Day Is Perhaps More Relevant Than Ever: https://www.forbes.com/sites/robinseatonjefferson/2019/08/21/now-in-its-31st-year-national-senior-citizens-day-is-perhaps-more-relevant-than-ever/#416b1e0c1457. (From Forbes). Senior citizens’ day is technically August 21, but we celebrate it every day at SAIL, and Forbes tells us one reason that’s essential!
Alan Dershowitz, Devil’s Advocate:
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/08/05/alan-dershowitz-devils-advocate. (From The New Yorker). The noted lawyer’s long, controversial career—and the accusations against him.
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