Apr 14, 2020 6:45
“How do human beings become Americans—how do Americans become human beings—in the City of Angels? How is the human inheritance itself inherited in Los Angeles—city without memory?”
When you read Abraham Lincoln, you somehow become more than yourself, you become better. And his words want to be read aloud, too. Start with the Second Inaugural—so beautiful—and the Gettysburg Address—his short ones. They are American poems.