Everybody who met Jim seemed to love him right away but fathoming the depths of his spirit could take a lifetime and I can only tell you what I know so far. I first met James P.W. Thompson on a golden autumn afternoon in1964 in the freshman quad at Williams College. I had driven up […]READ ARTICLE
Join your classmates for a fun get-together in the Big Easy this March. Mild weather and a definite hint of spring join with a myriad of available activities and outstanding dining—all in the congenial company of your fellow ’68ers.READ ARTICLE
31-9! It all started with a pass interception by senior Ben Anthony minutes into the game. At the televised broadcast in Seattle, groans emerged from the throats of the 4 or 5 Amherst grads who were starting to feel a bit out of place in the midst of a majority Eph audience. Payback for last […]READ ARTICLE
Watergate: Lessons for Current Times with Henry Hecht ’68 Professor Henry Hecht of UC Berkeley, School of Law, served as an Assistant Watergate Special Prosecutor from the inception of the office in the spring of 1973–through the Saturday Night Massacre and the firing of Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox–until the spring of 1976. In his mid-morning […]READ ARTICLE
’68 Classmates Approach Grand Horizons
No, not those grand horizons. On July 28, a hearty healthy band of ’68 brothers and sisters experienced Grand Horizons, Bess Wohl’s new play at WTF. No, not that WTF. Everyone raved about Williamstown Theatre Festival’s stunning and startling world premiere.Bill and Nancy, happily married for fifty years, have settled comfortably into their Grand Horizons independent-living condo.
The Tintoretto exhibit was in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the painter’s birth, and many of the art works had not previously been on tour. In fact, the NGA show was the only one in North America, the other venue being Venice. The budgetary shutdown of the government delayed the opening of the show, but that ultimately did not affect the timing of our class event.READ ARTICLE
We recently found out that Prof. Jack Shindler, whom we remember as English major, Fulbright Scholar (France), and creator of the babbel coffeehouse, has made the transition away from daily work life. In his long career at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, Jack Shindler served as chair of the English Department and the Division of Arts […]READ ARTICLE