Archive for December, 2008

Lost At Sea | Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 |

Six weeks at sea. Six days at home. For fourteen years. In post-war 1958, it’s a precarious life cycle for a working father struggling to hold onto his wife and his son and provide for a young family. One missing letter, one loving link in communication, threatens to tear it all apart.

How did you choose the front pages? | Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 |

“I started by asking other editors and reporters what important dates in history they thought should be included. Then I added my own list. Surprisingly, that still only made up about 75 historic dates. So I started consulting history books…

Where did you get the idea for the Rocky150 series? | Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 |

“When the Rocky began brainstorming ideas for its 150th anniversary, I proposed it then. I love history, and I think everyone gets a kick out of looking at old front pages. They’re like snapshots of history…