On June 19, 1953, a couple was executed at the Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York. The two were charged with conspiring against the United States and passing atomic secrets to the Soviets.
Rather than invite Vladimir Putin to take the Amphitheater stage, Sherra Babcock invited Timothy Snyder to discuss Russia, the Ukraine and the future of the European Union at 10:45 a.m. today.
Grover Norquist and political scientist Geoffrey Kemp will discuss the topic “Can the U.S. Afford to be the World’s Sole Superpower?” at 3:30 p.m. today in the Hall of Philosophy.
Ask an artist in any medium — including musicians — and they’ll tell you their craft is one of expression and emotion; of telling a story through each note or brushstroke.